Barrow, Neldon "Buddy" (1945-2013)
Neldon "Buddy/Bud" Barrow, age 68, went to be with the lord on July 21, 2013 at Rocky Knoll Health Care Center, Plymouth , WI. He was born January 4, 1945 in Paris, TN to the late Elmer and Mary Nell (Stockdale) Barrow. He attended schools in Iowa.
Bud married Donna Massey Henifin June 8, 1968 in North Bend, WA. They later divorced. He was a resident of Washington and Iowa before finally moving to Wisconsin to be near his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his four wonderful children: Scott (Sharon) of Everett, WA, Brian (Alejandara Lopez) of Weslaco, TX, Buddy (Tami) of Waldo, WI, Andrea (Kevin) Kraklow of Stevens Point, WI, and daughter-in-law Sharon of Caroline, WI. He is further survived by his grandchildren: Austin and Kendra Barrow, Caroline, WI, Shumyla and Zoe Lopez, Weslaco, TX, Lindsey and Layton Kraklow , Stevens Point, WI, Adrian and Myles Barrow, Waldo, WI. He has one surviving brother, Michael of Cedar Rapids, IA, many nieces and nephews, and special friend Jane Hagberg, Baraboo, WI, whom he loved like a daughter. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Thomas and Jimmy Ray.
Bud will always be remembered for his immense love for his grandchildren and time spent with friends and family. He also enjoyed watching Western movies, college football and basketball, auto racing, and going to car shows. He also was proud of his large music and movie collections.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday (July 27, 2013) at Suchon Funeral Home, Plymouth, WI with Lay Minister Dale Miller officiating. Visitation will be from 11am-1pm with the service at 1pm. Cremation will follow the service per Bud's wishes. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Neldon's name.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving his family. For online condolences, please visit, www.suchonfh.com.
Special thanks to all the caring staff at Rocky Knoll, especially Woodland Village where Bud was a resident for the last 7 months. Also thanks to Dr. Poullette and to Brenda Bartels, Evercare Nurse Practitioner.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on July 24, 2013