Dr. Robert Louis Barlow Jr., 80, of Mathews, Alabama, passed on October 20, 2017, surrounded by his family at his home.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Julie Thompson Barlow; his daughter Mary Penn Lavallee; and his granddaughter, Amanda Elaine Pounds.
He is survived by his daughter , Kathy Barlow Pounds; his son; Robert Louis Barlow III (Roseanna); his grandchildren, Matthew Pounds (Whitney), Morgan Pounds, Kaitlyn Barlow, Robert Louis “Bo” Barlow IV; great grandchildren, Will, Lane and Jace.
Dr. Barlow earned his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. He had a passion for cattle and a hard work ethic, which he passed down through his family.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October, 23, 2017, at Leak Memory Chapel from 5pm until 8pm. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 10:00am with burial to follow at 2:00pm at Palmer Cemetery in Furman, Alabama.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to Ameri First Bank to the Barlow-Pounds Memorial Scholarship.