Elroy Taylor Barlow Jr. beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully by his wife’s side on February 27th 2022 at the IHC hospital in Murray Utah from the after effects of Covid19.

Elroy was born December 22nd 1953 in Salt Lake City Utah to Elroy Taylor Barlow Sr. and Jeannine Hansen. He was raised in Salt Lake City and Murray Utah. Some of Elroy’s fondest memories were growing up with his three younger brothers and four younger sisters. Being the big brother, all his siblings looked up to him literally and figuratively. From childhood Elroy was always working. He surprised his parents by taking apart appliances in his home from a young age, before he knew how to put things back together. As he grew, he loved playing in the fields around his home, riding horses, playing with the families little black cocker spaniel and treasured his childhood. As he became an adult, he gained particular skills in autobody and mechanics. He was known for helping people fix their vehicles even if they were not able to pay for the service. He simply found happiness in helping others. He was usually the first person the family would call if their car wouldn’t run or if they were stranded. He had particular skill in engine diagnostics throughout his life.

At 34 years of age Elroy found and married the love of his life, Margie Ruth Emery on July 30th 1988. On December 16th 1992 Elroy and Margie were sealed in the Lake City Temple. Elroy loved his kids and grandkids and it was always a joy to him when they would visit or share photos.

Elroy is survived by his wife Margie his 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

A closed casket viewing will be held March 12th at the Church of Jesus Christ meeting house at 67 West Clay Park Drive, Murray, Utah from 10:30-11:30 followed immediately by a funeral service at 12:00 noon. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park 3401 Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah. Additional information may be found at Wasatchlawn.com

Services will be broadcast through Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/94702123958

Services

Funeral Service

Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ meeting house
67 West clay Park Drive
Murray, UT 84123

Life Story Info

Post Date

Mar 03, 2022

Personal Info

Born

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Died

Murray, Utah, United States

Cause of Death

Complications from the effects of Covid19

Age

68

Gender

Male

Religion and Beliefs

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Occupation

Mechanic

Education

  • High School
    Murray High School
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I remember Elroy he was a good guy lived in are ward back in the 60,s and 70.s i remember him driving his car around all the time he came from a great family prays a with your family

cheryl vance eaton , west jordan, UT, US Mar 11, 2022

I remember the day Elroy first came to Grant Elementary. He was liked and friendly. I knew some of his siblings through Murray City recreation programs and the Boys & Girls Club that I worked for. I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a good man.

Bob Dunn Mar 07, 2022

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