Walter "Bear or Foots" Barefield Jr.
{ "" }
Share Walter's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
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.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 30, 2019.
09:00 - 11:00 AM
Funeral service
11:00 AM
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
View Printed Guest Book
14 entries
February 2, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss! Praying for strength and peace for Walter's family and friends.
Sharon Burke
February 1, 2019
To Mama Adoris, Herman and James: Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. You are all in my prayers.
Sharon Owens
January 31, 2019
Josephine & Family,

Walter is at peace. Think of the good times and smile. For comfort read Ecclesiastes 3:1-15,17,19,20,22. May The Creator bring you peace during this time.
Michael & Ermalene Gault Sr
January 31, 2019
I am sincerely sorry for your loss and my warmest condolences are extended to Mr. Barefield family. God understands the comfort that we need when we lose a loved one. May you confide in Him always because His understanding is beyond measure. (Psalm 147:3)
January 31, 2019
Rest In Peace Walter!
Yolanda Beacham
January 30, 2019
May God bless and keep you during this difficult time.
Kathleen Anderson
January 30, 2019
Gonna miss you Uncle June!! Wish we had more time to see each other again but it wasn't in God's plan. His timing is perfect and you are home in paradise with grandpa. That alone blesses my soul beyond measure.

January 30, 2019
sincere condolences
jumu'ah wakefield
January 30, 2019
To the Barefield Family, May GOD Bless and Keep You Safe and Strong During this Most Difficult Time. We Pray that GOD's Eternal Grace Will Forever Shine on Walter's Soul. With Deepest Sympathy and Respect! The Cooks Family
Earl Cooks
January 30, 2019
Damon & Family,
May God comfort you during this difficult time.
Ollie & Pat P
January 30, 2019
Sending my Sincerest Prayers & Condolences to the Family of "Barefield," who was a very good friend of my brother, Ezell Ervin (RIP) back during the Playboy Lounge days. May God give you the Comfort and Strength to endure these most difficult days ahead.
Bonita L. Howard
January 30, 2019
May The God of All Comfort be with The Family. As we await God to fulfill His Promise to bring death to nothing.
January 30, 2019
gwendolyn west
January 30, 2019
Josephine - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences