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Obituaries

July 6, 2013

Keith Barrick

Jan. 23, 1947 — July 2, 2013

WHITESBORO, Texas — —

WHITESBORO, Texas — Keith Barrick, 66, of Whitesboro, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at his home.

Keith was born Jan. 23, 1947 in Lander, Wyo., to George Edgar and Margie (Bowden) Barrick.

He graduated from Duncan High School, in Duncan, Okla., in 1965 and later married Marilyn Capps on Jan. 28, 1967.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He received his Master of Education from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, Okla..

Keith was a very involved father and grandfather, and was passionate about the sports of rodeo and basketball. His coaching career consisted of coaching many Texas High School basketball teams including Bowie, Hamlin, Iowa Park, Gainesville (first state appearance for boys basketball) and Muenster Sacred Heart.

He also coached at the University of North Carolina, University of Kentucky and Indiana University basketball camps.

Keith strived to instill character and respect in his students and his players.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Marilyn Barrick of Whitesboro; two daughters, Tonya Watson and husband, Jim of Whitesboro and Kylie Bowles and husband, Nathan of Era; two sons, Bret Barrick and wife, Monica of Mineral Wells and Ty Barrick and wife, Holli of Orange Grove; grandchildren, Cody Barrick and wife, Cheyenne, Coy Barrick, Morgan Watson, Mikayla Watson, Tristan Bowles, Yancy Bowles, Lexi Barrick, Keaton Barrick and Tyndel Barrick; mother, Margie Barrick of Duncan; and a brother, Lynn Barrick and wife, Catherine of Duncan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Romans 8:28: And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.

Funeral services for Keith Barrick, 66, were held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013 at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with Rev. Danny Shaver officiating.

The family held a private burial Friday morning at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro. Family visitation was held 3-5 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the funeral home.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Circle J Cowboy Church, Building Fund, 888 Henry Snow Rd. Collinsville, Texas 76233. To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.

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