Wilson Kyle Barlow

Published 6:04 pm Monday, September 16, 2019

HAZELHURST — Wilson Kyle Barlow, 30, formerly of Vicksburg, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel.

 He was a graduate of Warren Central High School in 2007 and earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University in 2012. Wil was a senior engineer at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station in Port Gibson. 

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

 He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob and Betty Wilson of Anguilla.

He is survived by his wife, Allison Hefner Barlow; their son, Brantley Kyle Barlow; parents, Stephen Kyle and Lynda Wilson Barlow of Vicksburg; sisters, Rachel Barlow of Columbus; brother, David Barlow of Vicksburg; and grandparents, Charles and Faye Barlow of Anguilla. 

 From an early age, Wil was captivated by mechanical objects, figuring out how they worked and how to repair them. This led him to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting.

 In lieu of flowers, friends and family may make memorial contributions to the Brantley Kyle Barlow Education Fund at any Copiah Bank location or mail to P. O. Box 31, Hazlehurst, MS 39083.