Mayor Barlocker was a business man. He owned a turkey production and processing plant. He had unlimited energy and enjoyed being a public servant. Barlocker completed a new sewage disposal plant, the Cities’ first municipal Golf Course and in 1961-62 devoted a year of celebration to the Centennial of St. George. He played a major part in getting the Kellwood Plant to come to St. George in 1962. He was the first individual from Washington County to run for Governor of the State.