Alfred Silas Barksdale, Sr., age 58 was born May 3, 1958 in Gary, IN to Hannah and John Barksdale. He quietly passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 under the care of Windsor Estate Nursing and Rehabilitation in Country Club Hills, IL and also Comfort Hospice and Pallative Care where he battled a hard fought journey during the past 3+ years. Alfred, a lifelong resident, was a graduate of Roosevelt High School Class of 1977. On September 24, 1977 Alfred married and began a life journey with his loving wife Adrienne Patton. His beautiful life will be cherished by 2 children blessed by this union: Tamara Warren (Dan Raye) and Alfred Jr. (Monique). In addition to being a devoted husband and proud parent, he was also a loving granddad to Jaden, Brooke and Cameron. He was a dedicated employee for 17 ½ years with Fiber Bond (Michigan City, IN). Preceded in death by parents Hannah and John, 2 infant siblings Angela and William; He is survived by his brothers and sisters John, Frederick, Yvonne Callaway, Sharon, Edward, Kelvin, Shelondia, Yolondia and Kenneth and a host of family and friends. The immediate family would like to extend a special thank you to the healthcare providers that gave Alfred the utmost care and comfort until he was called to his everlasting resting place. Thank you to church members, friends and co-workers for continued support for the family. All services will be private
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 20, 2017.