Douglas W. Barlow
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YORKTOWN - Douglas Wade Barlow, 76, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
Wade was a native of Newport News and graduated from Newport News High School. He moved to the Northern Virginia area where he taught ballroom dancing with Arthur Murray studios for over 20 years. He moved back to Yorktown in 1985.
Wade was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Elma Barlow; and a brother, Robert James Barlow.
He is survived by a sister, Winfred Barlow Bragg of Yorktown; and four nieces, Carol Williams, Alice Smith, Ruth Avery and Jamie Cunningham.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton with the Rev. John Huelskoetter officiating. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all who attended to Wade in his time of need, especially to Home Helpers owners and staff.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association/Tidewater, 6325 N. Center Drive, Suite 110, Norfolk, VA 23502. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

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Published in Daily Press from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2009.
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March 25, 2009
We shall miss him as a member of Disabled American Veterans Victory Chapter 13 of Yorktown Virginia. For years he faithfully assisted our chapter in our annual distribution of Forget-Me-Nots and attended many of our chapter activities too. Winnie, please contact us for assistance with applying for any Department of Veterans Affairs benefits he is still entitled to; Please call 757-596-0062, DAV 13 Yorktown, Virginia.
Charles Bohlinger, Adjutant DAV 13
March 7, 2009
Dear Winnie-
I'm so sorry to read about the death of your brother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sandi Reynolds
March 6, 2009
I send my sympathy to Winfred and all the family over the loss of Wade.
Judith Walker/Brett
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