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Obituary: Richard Gaylord “Rick” Harlow, Morgantown

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Richard Gaylord “Rick” Harlow

Richard Gaylord “Rick” Harlow, 66, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his residence in Morgantown.

Rick was born Sept. 26, 1946, in Indianapolis to Gaylord and Blanche (Duvall) Harlow.

He graduated from Franklin Community High School.

He married Debra Hall in December 1976 in Trafalgar; they were married for 36 years.

He was employed with the Indiana Masonic Home in the transportation department.

Rick enjoyed traveling and watching Indian Creek High School football. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Morgantown and the Nineveh Masonic Lodge. He played in a bluegrass band. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Harlow of Morgantown; three children, Tony (Rhonda) Harlow of Trafalgar, Kevin (Julie) Harlow of Morgantown and Lori Paulin of Greenwood; 12 grandchildren, Cody Wilcox, Danielle Wilcox, Zach Harlow, Wyatt Harlow, Oscar Harlow, Kailee Harlow, Jarrett Harlow, Ryan Cooper, Tyler Cooper, Jake Cooper, Tyler Baker and Ethan Paulin; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and half sister, Carol Cueller.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Youngs Creek Cemetery outside of Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Morgantown, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, IN 46160 or Indiana Masonic Home, 690 S. State St. Franklin, IN 46131.

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