Arthur "Butch" Barrow

October 14, 1937 - August 25, 2017


Arthur Robert. “Butch” Barrow, of Groesbeck, formerly of High Island, died Friday, August 25, 2017. He was born October 14, 1937, in High Island, to Nina Mae Benz Barrow and Arthur Barrow. He was a longtime resident of High Island, where he was a shrimper and trapper.

Survivors include a daughter, Robin Carpenter and her husband, Carl, of Groesbeck; grandson, Kyle Carpenter and his partner, Amber Long, of Wilmer; great-grandsons, Wyatt Carpenter, of Wilmer; and Remington Turpin, of Louisville; brother, Benny Barrow and his wife, Annie, of High Island; sisters, Elsie Brown and her husband, Frank; Claudia Foreman and her husband, Junior, all of High Island.

He was preceded in death by parents; grandson, Joshua Turpin; and sister, Katherine Foreman.

A gathering of Mr. Barrow's family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., with his funeral service to begin at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 9, 2017, at First Baptist Church High Island, 1368 Weeks Ave, High Island. His interment will follow at High Island Cemetery.


Gathering of Family and Friends
First Baptist Church - High Island
Hwy 124 High Island, TX 77623
Saturday, September 09, 2017
2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
First Baptist Church of High Island
1368 Weeks Avenue High Island, TX 77623
Saturday, September 09, 2017
3:00 p.m.
High Island Cemetery
Hwy 124 High Island, TX 77623

Comments (3)

  • NL

    06 August 2018 at 15:35 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • Mary and Joel Kuykendall

    07 September 2017 at 19:16 | #

    Butch was always a good friend. Had a lot of fun hunting and just hanging out. He will be deeply missed. You guys are in our prayers!


  • Peggy McKinney Coleman

    29 August 2017 at 19:22 | #

    So sorry to hear about Butch. You are in my thoughts and prayers


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