Kenneth Barlow

April 1, 1935 — October 5, 2018

Kenneth Barlow

Kenneth ‘Gene' E. Barlow, Sr., 83 of Bloomington passed away at 9:32 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

His funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Ed Wright officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. prior to the service Wednesday at the memorial home.

Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to the family.

Gene was born on April 1, 1935 in Roodhouse, a son of Archie and Mildred Philips Epley. He married Marilyn J. Quiggins on December 11, 1971. They enjoyed 44 years of marriage together before she preceded him in death on April 28, 2015.

He is survived by his children, Candy (Simon) Caldwell of Peoria, Cindy (Rod) Henson of Elk Horn, KY, Dawn Ensign of Campbellsville, KY, Tracy (Jessica) Wiser of Bloomington, Nikki (Keith) Cruson of Arrowsmith, Debbie (Bruce) Barker of Bloomington, 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and a sister, Bobbie Sue (Kenny) Yates of MO.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Kenneth E. Barlow, Jr., one brother and one sister.

He was a Teamsters member, employed with Rowe Construction for many years, retiring in the early 2000s.

Gene was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.


OCT 10. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Funeral Service

OCT 10. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

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