Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 17, 2014

12:25 P.M. FRIDAY OBITUARY UPDATE: Raymond L. Harlow, GLASGOW


Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Raymond L. Harlow, 80, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home. Born in Barren County, he was the son of the late Jimmy and Lucille Walker Harlow. He was the owner and operator of Harlow’s Auto and Wrecker Service in Glasgow and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War.

He is survived by three sons, Rex Harlow, Jerry Birge (Tommie) and Ronnie Birge (Debbie), all of Glasgow; one daughter, Debbie Shackleford (Jim), of Lexington; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Birge (Jenny), Kathy Murray (Maxie), Jonathan Birge (Miranda), Brandon Birge, Adam Birge (Kristian), Jamie Shackleford and Paige Shackleford; four great-grandchildren, Hardison and Kailey Birge and Madison and Kaden Murray; two sisters, Joyce Jones (Doug) and Louise McGuire, of Glasgow; two brothers, Leslie Harlow (Linda), of Glasgow and Ronnie “Footsie” Harlow (Sheila), of Bowling Green and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived a special friend, Nicole Simon and his best friend Roxie. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Jean Goode Harlow; a sister, Evelyn Martin and four brothers, Deward, Lester, Harold and Rex Harlow.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Neal’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Saturday morning until time for services.