James D. Barfield, 71, of the Hardaway Community in Gadsden County, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Margaret Barfield. Private services are planned.
A native of Ochlocknee, Georgia and a lifelong resident of this area, he was a retired lineman with the City of Tallahassee and a veteran of the United States Army.
Other survivors include his step-son, Charles Sanford; his grandson, Travis Sanford; and four sisters, Geraldine, Margie, Norma Jean, Linda and Shirley.
Mr. Barfield was preceded in death by his parents, Joel David Barfield and Bessie Bell McGlennon Barfield; and two brothers, Welmer David and Wendell Lester.
BEVIS FUNERAL HOME of Tallahassee (850/385-2193 of www.bevisfh.com) assisted the Barfield family.