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Darrell Barlow
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Darrell Barlow, 74 of Wagoner, Oklahoma passed from this life on Sunday, January 14, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma with family by his side. He was born June 13, 1943 in Amherst, Texas to the late Lewis Elvin Barlow and Edith Mae Ledger Barlow.

Darrell married the love of his life, Joyce Olene Richardson Barlow on November 5, 1961 in Earth, Texas and have been married for 56 years. Darrell served his country in the United States Army for 3 years and held this opportunity in high regard. Darrell was a Town Operator for Atmos Energy for 40 years before his retirement and was a true servant to his community be serving as a Volunteer Firefighter for over 25 years where he was also a storm chaser and reported for the fire department newspaper. He loved to ride motorcycles, was an oil painter, enjoyed fishing, was a craftsman where he specialized in making “Whirley Gigs” for his family and friends and he loved to sit back and drink his stout coffee while reading the paper. Darrell was also a former member of the Noon Lion’s Club and was a Baptist.

Darrell is survived by his loving wife, Joy Barlow of the home; one daughter, Norma Joy Hight and husband Joel of Wagoner, Oklahoma; one brother, Tommy Barlow and wife Ruby of Lubbock, Texas; two grandchildren, Britny Boyd and Joy Hight; five great-grandchildren, Gavyn Coleman, Jayden Dobbs, Dayton Dobbs, Cheyenne Boyd and Colton Boyd; three nieces and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Barbara Nance.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Dillon Marler Dighton Funeral Home’s Legacy Chapel located at 1200 N. Cleveland Ave., Sand Springs, Oklahoma with Military Honors provided by the United States Army Honor Guard.

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2:00 PM
Dillon Marler Dighton Funeral Home

1200 North Cleveland Ave.
Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063


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