December 28, 1943 - December 23, 2021
James W. Barefield, 77, entered into rest Thursday, December 23, 2021. He was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany for 2 years. He retired from International Paper having worked for 40 years. James was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved being in the outdoors especially with his grandchildren teaching them to love nature. He and his wife, Susie, were married for over 50 years and she was the love of his life. They were inseparable, if you saw one you would always see the other. James loved his family beyond measure. He is survived by his wife, Susie Barefield; a son, Shawn Barefield (Melissa) of Waynesboro; five grandchildren, Cameron Barefield, Keegan Barefield, Everly Barefield, Baylie Lovett, and Mollie Lovett; one great grandson, Carter Dean Lovett; his mother, Ruby O. Barefield of Alexander; two brothers, Ralph Barefield (Lena) of Alexander and Randy Barefield of Sardis; three sisters, Mary Godbee of Waynesboro, Susan Jones (Bob) of New Braunfels, TX, and Lynn Myers (Billy) of Alexander; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved Yorkie, Maggie. The family will receive friends from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Monday, December 27 at the funeral home. Graveside Services will be held 2:00pm Monday, December 27 in Burke Memorial Gardens with Rev. Tom Tidwell officiating. DeLoach-McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 220 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 (706-554-3531) You may sign the guest book at www.deloachfuneralhomes.com.
James W. Barefield, 77, entered into rest Thursday, December 23, 2021. He was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany for 2 years. He retired from International Paper having worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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