Benny Barefield, age 48

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

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  • Nickname:
    1 BG💰
    1 Happy Thanksgiving
  • Number of children:
    4 Benny was a cool guy and very funny
    1 So So so You
  • Personality:
    12 great was always nice
    10 was funny and nice
    8 U see it !!
    5 he always was smiling he was fun to be around im go miss my cousin R.I.H. until we meet again
    3 Put Family First
    4 great man
    1 just an all around great man!!! truly missed
    4 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
    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!
    3 Great Father
    1 Loving. caring. giving. thoughtful man.... friend....father😪😪❤️❤️
    1 wow, truly a loving person this wasnt supposed to happen. RIP❤️
    1 here still missing you see you soon my son
  • Occupation:
    1 helping everyone out
  • Workplace:
    4 c v
  • Schools attended:
  • Comments:
    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
    2 had a beautiful smile
    1 with a big heart
    2 a one of a kind personality
    2 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😢😇
    2 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 😢💖
    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
    2 missing my baby face😇❤️
    1 3/19/19 missing you Benny
    1 never imagined i would be living without ur smile
    1 a stunna like you will live forever ur 10 plus still herr
    1 3\27\19 benny we won't stop until we get Justice
    1 3/27/19 / Middletown won't be the same benny miss you😢
    1 4/3\19 Benny you are truly missed
    1 i miss you benny
    1 never forget you Justice4Red 4/5/19
    1 4/6/19 i feel your spirit
    2 4/6/19 still here missing you
    1 /4\11\19😪😪
    1 missing you babe😢😇❤️
    1 4\16\19\ I still can't believe that you're gone every time I hear loud music I look out the door
    1 😪😪😪💓💓💓💓4\16\19\ thinking you going to pull up in the driveway
    2 Good dude gone too soon!!
    1 4/25/19 missing u son
    1 5/9/19 missing you
    1 justice for babe 😇🙏🏾❤️
    1 missing u ❤️❤️❤️
    1 it still seems unreal that ur gone
    1 05/27/19 missing you
    1 6/3/19 missing you my friend/son
    2 missing bae😇🕊
    1 missing you Benny 06/20/19
    1 missing you dad you was my best friend i can't believe you gone 😪😪😪😪
    1 7/17/19 I've been lighting a candle each day your birthday coming up August 4th in mines August 11th
    1 7/17/19/😪😪😪
    1 7/26/19 missing you like u just left today
    1 7/31/19 missing you Benny
    1 8\6\19 I've been taking this really hard
    1 😭😭8\6\19
    1 8\8\19 Since You Been Gone I've been really down and depressed but God getting me through this
    1 Always missing you 9/20/19
    1 8/20/19
    1 missing you so much ur smile n ur pop up visits we love you
    1 i miss you so much my friend fly high❤️❤️😇
    2 RIP homie
    1 I be missing you! fly high my friend 8/24/19
    1 A good person is always missed n u r missed8/24/19
    1 As long as I can rember I will not rorget you8/16/19
    1 i miss you soooo much Benny it hard so bad
    1 always thinking of you babe ❤️
    1 so much bad is going on it hurts so bad
    1 love you
    1 love you rest on son
    1 it's been a year today
    1 i love and miss you a lot 💗 you was everybody hood father ! you took care of everybody
    1 Youll be missed!! RIP my friend!
    1 man missed this brother there will not be another you world wide
    1 Benny was hilarious!! one of a kind !! you are truly missed !!
    1 missing my baby face 😇❤️
    1 I never imagined my life would change the way it has without you
    1 gosh we miss you

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