Allen G. Barefield, 56, of Vermilion died early Saturday morning, May 26, 2007, at Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center in Lorain following a sudden illness. Mr. Barefield was born in Lorain, on June 20, 1950. He has lived in Vermilion for 20 years. He was employed in the inside sales and purchasing departments at Motion Industries, Sandusky, for the past 18 years. He enjoyed spending time on the computer, Cleveland sports and watching classic movies.
Mr. Barefield is survived by his wife of 32 years, Joyce (nee Andrews) Barefield; son, Justin Barefield of Vermilion; father, Ernest C. Barefield of Vermilion; sisters and spouses; Barbara A and Roger Johnson of Vermilion, Cathy and David Dieterich of Lorain, Donna Goodman of Lorain; brothers-in-law and their spouses John Andrews of Avon, Thomas and Laura Andrews of Avon Lake; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita (nee Milligan) Barefield on May 1, 2007.
Friends may call on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain from 11 AM until funeral time at 1 PM. The Reverend Howard Carroll, pastor of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Avon. The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 43099 N. Ridge Road Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences at www.boyer-cool.com