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Dr Guy Joseph Barrow

Dr Guy Joseph Barrow

Birth
West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Sep 2009 (aged 90)
Virginia, USA
Burial Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 111812763 · View Source
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GUY JOSEPH BARROW, M.D., age 90, a well-known resident of Abingdon, died Tuesday, September 29, 2009 in the Johnston Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 24, 1919 in Keyser, West Virginia, the son of the late John Daniel Barrow and Ethel LaRue Brannon Barrow. Guy had been a resident of Abingdon since 1958.

He was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College and a 1948 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, after training in Internal Medicine he served as a staff physician at the Veterans Administration VA Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina from 1956 to 1958. He then joined the Johnston Memorial Clinic in Abingdon in 1958 where he served as a caring and compassionate physician in the community for thirty years. Guy was a member of the alumni associations of the Medical College of Virginia and Davis and Elkins College. He was a past member of the Washington County Medical Society and the Abingdon Rotary Club. He was a member of Abingdon United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and also served as a flight surgeon in the Air Force during the Korean War.

He was married to Nell Robertson in August of 1947. They shared a very close and loving marriage for 56 years until her death in 2004. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, George William (Bill) Barrow and three sisters, Hilda, Josephine and Susan.

He is survived by one daughter, Susan Barrow Humphreys, M.D. and husband Rick; two sons, John Daniel Barrow III and wife Nancy Heriot and Guy Joseph Barrow, Jr. and wife Dianne; grandchildren, Meghan, Joseph, Hannah and John Daniel Barrow IV; Brannon and Anna Epling; Jeremy and wife Julie Humphreys, Todd Humphreys; Caroline Heriot; great grandchildren, Jett Humphreys and Quinn Vaughn; one brother, John Daniel Barrow, Jr.; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Guy is also survived by special friends, Kaye and Mark Pratt, Doug and Betty Patterson, Tom and Nancylee Bailey, Lois Humphreys, Jimmy Fleenor, Margaret Peters, Charlotte Brillhart, and others too numerous to mention.

Funeral services for Guy Joseph Barrow, M.D. will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Friday, October 2, 2009 in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Knollkreg Memorial Park with the Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum. Active pallbearers will be grandsons John Daniel Barrow IV, Joseph Barrow, Brannon Epling, Todd Humphreys, Jeremy Humphreys and special friend Mark Pratt. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Patterson, Tom Bailey, Jim Bowden, M.D., Max Brown, D.D.S., and Jimmy Fleenor. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the Frost Funeral Home.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to Guy's many caring friends at Abingdon Ambulance Service, Dr. Ernest Henry, and the staff of Fresenius Medical Care at Abingdon Dialysis.


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  • Created by: McKenzie
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Guy Joseph Barrow (24 Sep 1919–29 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812763, citing Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by McKenzie (contributor 47955968) .