COSHOCTON- Robert "Keith" Barrick, 83, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 16, 1934 in Coshocton Co. to the late Robert N. and Dorothy L. (Veigel) Barrick. He was a 1953 graduate of Roscoe High School, and served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1958. He worked at General Electric in Coshocton for 37 years, however his passion was farming and farm auctions. He was a member of the Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was given the gift of life in 1994 with a heart transplant, which allowed him to see his grandchildren grow up and give him three great-grandchildren to love.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Regula) Barrick, with whom he recently celebrated 57 years of marriage on April 2nd; three children, John (Dickie) Barrick, Sue (Tom) Graham, and Karin (Brian) Moran; five grandchildren, Matthew (Kassie) Graham, John (Hope) Graham, Brianna (Brian) Merker, Julianne Graham, and Justine Moran; three great-grandchildren, Natalie & Maverick Graham, and Luke Daniel Merker; two brothers, Bruce Barrick and Michael (Judy) Barrick; and other family, including Kathryn (Jim) Pollack, George (Penny) Regula, Eunice Finton, Joy (Gerald) Hothem, Gustav (Kathy) Regula, Elizabeth (Paul) Arbogast, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by infant twin sisters: Rachel Delee & Opal Marie; a brother-in-law, Delmar Finton; and a sister-in-law, Mary (Wilhelm) Barrick.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Prairie Chapel U.M.C., 45494 CR 23 Coshocton, OH 43812, with Rev. Dail Parrish officiating. Burial will follow in Roscoe Cemetery, with military graveside rites performed by the Coshocton Co. Joint Veterans Council Honor Guard. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Memorial donations may be made to the Unverferth House, 190 King Ave. Columbus, OH 43201; or to the Prairie Chapel U.M.C.