Benny Barefield, age 48

Lost to gun violence on December 14, 2018 in Middletown, Ohio.

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  • Nickname:
    3 Benjamin
    5 Benny
  • Number of children:
    12 10
    1 Benny was a cool guy and very funny
  • Personality:
    11 great was always nice
    8 was funny and nice
    3 2
    6 U see it !!
    3 Being Bennie 😎
    1 Loving kind sweet generous ❤️
    5 he always was smiling he was fun to be around im go miss my cousin R.I.H. until we meet again
    2 Put Family First
    4 great man
    1 just an all around great man!!! truly missed
    3 he always knew how to make you smile. Benny was like my son.beautiful spirit
    2 if it was a problem he would call a family meeting n never violence I miss u Benny
    1 I remember him as always being a polite young man.
    4 Thanks for all of the positive things you did in this community! You will not be forgotten.
    1 your children will always love and miss you
    1 smiling n loving his children
    2 A person like you Benny can never be forgotten we miss you
    5 A beautiful man that helped me grow in life and he taught me alot. I will forever love him!
    1 Great Father
  • Occupation:
  • Workplace:
    4 c v
  • Schools attended:
    1 middletown high school
  • Comments:
    3 you will be missed.
    1 Always smiling and willing to help anyone
    5 He was a great man. Beny always took care if his family and other children as well.
    2 great person all the way round
    1 Wonderful family man and friend
    1 he will be missed greatly never forgotten
    1 Bennie was a cool guy and he was very friendly to people RIP
    1 missing you so bad today 2/2/2019
    1 I am her visiting you on this site again Benny I miss you
    1 still here missing you
    3 here again missing you
    1 missing you
    1 2/12/19 still here missing you Benny
    1 had a beautiful smile
    1 with a big heart
    2 a one of a kind personality
    1 he always tried to put a smile on your face even on your bad days
    1 12/18/19 it's been a lil over 2 months since you been gone n it still hurts like u just left
    1 my baby had a heart of gold he was everything😢😇
    1 my baby was one of a kind heaven gained a real one 😢😇
    2 2/20/19 here still missing you
    2 He was a good man and wonderful friend 😢💖
    2 here on this site missing u the irreplaceable stunner 3/1/19. love you Benny Barefield.
    1 BMF FOR LIFE
    1 hey it's me here again missing you 3/5/19
    2 loved kids all kids.. rest up benny
    1 Here missing you 3/6/19
    1 missing you 3/10/19
    1 3/17/19 here missing you. Forever love you Benny

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