Richard P. Barlow


Richard P. Barlow, age 65 of Dennison, died in the Community Hospice Truman House on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, following a Lou Gehrig’s disease diagnosis.

Born in Arcata, California on Jan. 28, 1953, Richard was a son of the late Leslie R. and Marie (Kruder) Barlow.

After graduating from high school, Richard worked in the saw mills in California prior to moving to Ohio in 2006. Here, he was employed by Lowe's for 10 years.

In Richard’s younger years, he enjoyed boxing. His greatest enjoyment was being outside, especially doing yard work.

In 1987 Richard married the former Jackie L. Trenholm, with whom he shared 38 years of life. They were blessed with their sons, Kevin James (fiancé, Amana Glass) of Cambridge and Michael James (Amber) Barlow of Massillon.

Richard also will be missed by his grandchildren, Morgan and Natalie Barlow. His family also includes his sister, Dolores (Mark) Baze of Oklahoma, and Robert (Bobbie) Barlow of Nevada.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his grandson, Nickolas Barlow, and his brother, Leslie Barlow, Jr.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to the care of Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory, and no services are scheduled at this time.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Richard by visiting the funeral home's website at

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