Walter Barefield Jr. age 79 of Gary, Indiana passed away Tuesday January 22, 2019 at Methodist Northlake Hospital. He was born in Alexander City, Alabama to Walter (Adoris ) Barefield Sr. Walter accepted Christ in his life at an early age and graduated from Froebel High School class of 1957. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retiree of U.S. Steel Gary Works Local 210-190 Plate Mill and Local 1014. Preceded in death by father Walter Barefield Sr. He leaves to cherish his memories loving wife of 45 years, Josephine; mother Adoris Barefield; sons Damon Barefield and Richard (Toni) Hughes; daughter Lisa Culbreath; brothers Herman Barefield and James Barefield; 5 grandchildren 2 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday February 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. with family hour from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at First Baptist Church 626 West 21st Avenue; Pastor Timothy F. Brown officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 30, 2019.