Dale E. Barrick

June 18, 1940 ‒ March 26, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dale E. Barrick, age 79, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital.  He was born in Knox County, Ohio the son of Charles and Mabel (Shepherd) Barrick.  Dale was a 1958 graduate of Bladensburg High School and retired as a truck driver of over 30 years.

Dale was a sports enthusiast and always enjoyed attending the sporting events of his nieces and nephews.  He also like being around his friends and always looked forward to meeting them for food and fellowship at Southside Diner.  Dale was an easy going, kind hearted gentleman, that always brought a smile to your face.

He is survived by his granddaughter Kaylee Showalter of Mount Vernon; a sister, Wilma Buckingham of Howard and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Sandy Barrick; his step-daughter, Krista Woodruff; a brother, Donald Barrick; three sisters, Marie Mosley, Dorothy Melick and Wanda Councell.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 beginning at 1 p.m. in Workman Cemetery in Danville.  The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Dale E. Barrick.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


  • Dale has been our neighbor for almost 20 years . Dale and Sandy were always friendly and great people. Our prayers to the family.

  • Dale is my brother-in-law, he can talk your ear off when it came to sports especially loved his baseball he will be sadly missed .love and prayers too everyone that came in contact with this wonderful man , Tom and Shirlee mack

  • dale was a good man , father , husband. i remember him and his easy going style. he could calm a storm with his presence. condolences to the family

  • Dale was a great guy and terrific brother-in-law. He was very kindhearted, and easy-going. We have very fond memories of many family gatherings in Mount Vernon with Dale, Sandy, and the entire family. I am sorry we cannot be there for the services, but we send hugs and prayers to Kaylee and the rest of the family. Dale will be missed.

  • Dale was the best neighbor we could have asked for. I will miss our many conversations as we both raked the never ending leaves that fell and mowed grass that seemed to grow over night, but we waved at each other and laughed as we kept on working. The birds miss Dale, keeping their feeders full….we all miss Dale. One of the great and kind men in life. At least now he can be with his wife Sandy and not lonely anymore, Rest In Peace Dale. Prayers and condolences to your family

  • So sorry for your loss Kaylee. Your grandpa was a wonderful man and so kind to Shelbi and all your friends. He was known as grandpa to them all. May God comfort you through the healing process. Sending lots of love and hugs..