SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Bruce W. Barfield, of Sharon, Pennsylvania, transitioned with his sunset on Saturday, September 16, 2023, while at home from natural causes following a sudden illness. He was 70.

His sunrise was on October 16, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, a son to John C. and Hattie L. (Davis) Barfield, Sr.

He was a 1970 graduate from Evanston Township High School, Illinois.

He had worked as a self-employed plumber, however, he may be best remembered as a janitor for the Urban League or a mover for Prince of Peace Center.

In his spare time, he enjoyed playing Bingo, talking with his friends solving the world’s problems and spending time with his family. He was a gentle soul who will be missed.

Mourning his loss are his children, Latricia Freeman and Deron Coleman, both of Evanston, Illinois, Shasta Barfield of Bollingbrook, Illinois and Khella Barfield of Farrell, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Dante’ Printis, Shila Gray, Hannah Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Shaquille Smith, Kiara Coleman, Derrion Coleman, Jomel Moore, Kobe Weeks and Terence Hopson, Jr.; brother, Timothy Barfield, Evanston and his extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Woods and siblings, John Carl Barfield, Jr. and Delores Barfield.

A memorial gathering for Mr. Barfield will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2023, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the Sharon Fire Hall, 469 Thornton Street, Sharon, PA 16146.

Arrangements handled by Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7 SE, Box 551, Brookfield, OH 44403. (330-509-3135). Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

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