Barry G. Trueblood

April 18, 1965 — Aug. 11, 2018

Barry G. Trueblood, 53, of Elizabeth, Illinois, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 11, in Bolingbrook, Illinois. 

Barry was born on April 18, 1965, in Lowell, to Marvin Lee and Sandra Lynn (Taylor) Trueblood. In 1974, his family moved to Pulaski County from Crown Point. He was a 10-year member of 4-H and was successful in showing hogs and horses. Barry was especially fond of his horse, Rumcake, who he showed both in 4-H and in open shows for many years. 

In 1983, he graduated from West Central High School in Francesville, where he loved playing football. Barry was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity while attending Purdue University. He was also a founding member and officer of the Purdue Rodeo Club. 

Barry married the love of his life, Katrina Garrison, in Tennessee, on Sept. 14, 1996. She survives. Barry and Katrina have two sons, Garrison Lee Trueblood and Hunter Dawson Trueblood.

Barry was a member of the Francesville Christian Church. 

Barry was very well respected in the golf course industry, spending many years building golf courses in several states for such notables as Fred Couples, Tom Watson, Tom Weiskopf and Andy North amongst others. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed playing golf, especially with family and friends.

Barry was a loving husband, father, son, brother and uncle. He will be dearly missed. 

Survivors include his wife Katrina L. Garrison Trueblood of Elizabeth, Illinois; sons: Garrison Lee Trueblood of Elizabeth, Illinois, and Hunter Dawson Trueblood of Elizabeth, Illinois; mother Sandra Lynn (Taylor) Trueblood of Medaryville; brothers: Robert [friend Nedra] Trueblood of Lowell, and Scott [Paula] Trueblood of Westville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his father Marvin Lee Trueblood. 

Visitation was 2-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. A memorial service followed at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. James Ketchen officiated.

Memorial contributions may be given to Disabled American Veterans or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 22, 2018)

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