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MARVIN BARNFIELD
  • 70 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 21, 1942
  • Place of birth:
    COLORADO CITY, Texas, United States
  • Date of passing: Jan 27, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    BAKERSFIELD, California, United States
I'LL BE WATCHING YOU ALL, FOREVER FROM MY WINDOW UP ABOVE. I HAD A BEAUTIFUL LIFE....I KNEW ABOVE ALL ELSE I WAS LOVED.............

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one,

MARVIN BARNFIELD, 70,

born on January 21, 1942

and passed away on January 27, 2012

. We will remember him forever. He was the best man i ever knew.

we were so impossibly lucky to have him in our lives.  everyone of

us owe him thanks for trying to teach us how to be good men. he

led us by example...thank you dad,,,for who you were..

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Mary Messerli on 28th January 2016

"I miss my  daddy so much love you poo"

This tribute was added by Vertis Barnfield on 26th January 2016

"He is my dad my best friend and one of the most important person in my life I love that man with all my heart and miss him every day of my life"

This tribute was added by Aaron McEntire on 7th August 2015

"Grandpa told the best and most inappropriate jokes and didn't give half a rat's ass if somebody didn't like him. But it didn't matter because everybody loved him. I didn't see him enough. I never see any of you enough, and it wasn't really my fault but it is now.
I love you Grandpa."

This tribute was added by Mind Yo Bussiness on 4th August 2015

"I still miss you Dad."

This tribute was added by Timothy porter on 21st January 2014

"still hanging in there Dad, just bearley .=]  I Love You. =]"

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 18th June 2013

"I miss you dad......"

This tribute was added by Timothy porter on 29th January 2013

"Happy Late Birthday Dad.  =]  I Love You...  Some things just don't change. =]"

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 26th February 2012

"TOMORROW WILL BE A MONTH.  ONE THING I WAS SURE OF. WAS I'D BE OUT OF TEARS BY NOW. NOT EVEN CLOSE.  I LOVED DAD MORE THAN I CAN EVER EXPRESS IN WORDS.  WHICH IS KINDA NEW FOR ME. I USUALLY HAVE LITTLE PROBLEM GETTING THE WORDS OUT.....  HARD TO TALK OR TYPE AROUND A BIG LUMP I CAN'T SWALLOW"

This tribute was added by aubrey chenault on 25th February 2012

"I love u papa I miss u so much. An I wish u was here right now today has been a hard day. I kno ur watching me from above so it makes it a little easy but I live u an miss u"

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 21st February 2012

""HEAVENLY FATHER, MY MOTHER MRS. MAXINE BARNFIELD, WAS RECENTLY STRICKEN ILL. I HUMBLY ASK FOR HER RETURN TO HEALTH.  SHE IS ONE OF YOUR FINEST CREATIONS. IF BY SOME UNLIKELY CHANCE I HAVE EARNED ANY GRACE.IN THIS LIFE. I ASK IT BE GIVEN TO HER..GIVE HER THE STRENGTH TO OVERCOME. THIS AFFLICTION. THIS I PRAY IN JESUS' HOLY NAME AMEN...."

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 21st February 2012

"THEY SAY THAT GOD DOESN'T GIVE US MORE OF A BURDEN THAN HE THINKS WE CAN BEAR....  I HAVE OF LATE BEEN WONDERING IF HE JUST MIGHT TRUST ME JUST A LITTLE TOO MUCH.."

This tribute was added by Mary Closson Jensen on 6th February 2012

"Marvin truly was a great man. Im gonna miss calling and chatting with him, laughing with him on the phone. I always looked forward to our weekly conversations about whatever he wanted to talk about. Being able to get his granddaughter there to see him, see the joy he took in that, is a memory that will remain in my heart forever. You'll always be alive in my heart."

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 5th February 2012

"JUST ASKED MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER IF SHE HAD ANY WORDS SHE FELT LIKE ADDING HERE....UNFORTUNATELY NOT QUITE READY AS OF YET.... EXCEPT THAT SHE WISHES ALL OF YOU OUT THERE A LONG HAPPY LIFE,,,LOVE AS STRONGLY AS YOU CAN....."

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 5th February 2012

"A COUPLE OF DAYS HAVE PASSED.  DAD IS ON MY MIND TODAY..I MADE MYSELF A BIG GLASS OF ICED TEA AND SAT IN HIS CHAIR TODAY.(SOMETHING HE ALLOWED RARELY) AND WATCHED THE KIDS AND MOMMY COMING AND GOING. TRYING TO SEE THINGS THRU HIS EYES.JUST BEING AN AMUSED SPECTATOR TO THE DRAMA AND CRISISES...THEN LOOKED UP AND THE TELEVISION WAS ON "COPS" A SHOW HE DEARLY LOVED..I HATE THAT SHOW..I'M FINE"

This tribute was added by Darren Mcentire on 5th February 2012

"ANYONE WHO KNEW THE DYNAMIC  BETWEEN MY FATHER AND I ...HE WOULD PUT ON "COPS"  AND WATCH EVERY EPISODE OVER AND OVER...SOMETIMES THE SAME EXACT SHOWS BACK TO BACK..AND I HATED THAT SHOW...STILL DO..DON'T KNOW WHY IT WAS ON. OR WHO TURNED IT THERE..BUT DADDY IS MESSIN WITH ME I'M THINKIN....I'M WAITING FOR HIM TO COME THRU THE DOOR AND BOOT ME OUT OF HIS CHAIR.....I MISS THAT..I LOVE U DAD"

This tribute was added by janie porter on 3rd February 2012

"He was a great man and grandfather ill never forgett you he tought me to never stop going and don't let the worst let you down make the best of it and I will I miss and love you grandpa thank you for everything you r and will always be my rock love you so so so much"

This tribute was added by aubrey chenault on 3rd February 2012

"I love u grandpa Marvin. I love u and will miss u.. I kno things will be okay because I kno u are watching me from up above.. u was a awesome grandpa and ill never forget u. I will always remember how u made me the girl I am today.. I love u grandpa so so much:) I will always miss u an carey u in my heart.. thank u for every thing u have done for me. We will all miss u very dearly"

This tribute was added by Robin Sellers on 2nd February 2012

"Grandpa I will never forget how loving and caring you were. You truly were an amazing man and will be missed by so many. I will forever love you and miss you!!! I love you!"

This tribute was added by Timothy porter on 1st February 2012

"My Daddy is now and always will be my rock. He was always there for me no matter what. He was always the first to give and the last to ask for anything back. I don't know where I'd be now without his Love and understanding.Thank you for teaching me to be a man. I Love You Daddy.=]"

This tribute was added by mary messerli on 1st February 2012

"I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME I MEET HIM AT THE GAS STATION ON UNION AVE. HE WATCHED ME FOR A DAY-- THEN CALLED MOMMA AND TOLD HER HE WAS BRINGING ME HOME---i WAS A WILD KID BACK THEN,THEY HELPED ME TO GROW UP,  WE HAD DIFFERENCES FROM TIME TO TIME, BUT WHEN THINGS WERE GOING WRONG IN MY LIFE DAD ALWAYS LET ME COME HOME.    i KNOW HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE NOW --NO PAIN NO REGRETS...  I LOVE YOU"

This tribute was added by LaBrea Barnfield on 1st February 2012

"i love you Uncle Marvin. i always will."

This tribute was added by Aimee Eslinger on 1st February 2012

"Michelle,Kendra & family..i am sincerely sorry for your loss.I know how it feels..i just recently lost my mother. Your family is in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Kendra Barnfield on 31st January 2012

"I have always loved and respected both of them like a father and mother. Aunt Maxine was like the mother I always wanted not that I didnt love my own mother but she actually payed attention to me. And Uncle Marvin the same. I didnt say it enough before and I should have and I hope its not too late. I love you."

This tribute was added by Kendra Barnfield on 31st January 2012

"I couldnt have been born into a better family and as far back as I can remember if my daddy couldnt be there for my Uncle Marvin and Aunt Maxine was. There have been a lot of trials and tribulations in my life and when I needed someone Uncle Marvin and Aunt Maxine were there. For this Im am so deeply grateful I wouldnt have known what to do without them there to help me."

This tribute was added by Kendra Barnfield on 31st January 2012

"He was very special to alot of people we all loved and cherished him. He was there for all of us in our time of need I can truly say he will be missed but i will keep in my heart forever I love you daddy Marvin!! <3 <3 <3"

This tribute was added by Jana Smith on 31st January 2012

"continued..
me with is the honor of looking into the mirror and seeing a piece of you everyday.
I Love You Dad.
ALWAYS, Janice Kay."

This tribute was added by Jana Smith on 31st January 2012

"Dad, i will miss you so much for the rest of my life. I can close my eyes and still see you with your amazing smile. I can listen very closely and hear your contagious laugh. No matter what happened in my life you could always make me laugh. You have blessed me with all those good memories throughout my entire life, that will be with me forever. But the greateet gift you could have blessed"

This tribute was added by Jana Smith on 31st January 2012

"continued...
and that id see him soon. And i will Grandpa. Keep watching me from the window up above and i will make you proud. You blessed me with something that i can never forget and will never lose my big brown eyes. i get that from you grandpa.
Rest in Paradise. I Love You Grandpa."

This tribute was added by Jana Smith on 31st January 2012

"My Grandpa Marvin was an amazing man, he was always there for me when i needed him. He never judged me and never condemned me. I met this man when i was 7 years old. I broke my arm and he came to my side as soon as it happend.. He taught me how to shuffle cards. He showed me magic tricks and blessed me with many memories. The last thing i told this wonderful man was that i loved him..."

This tribute was added by sabrina mcentire on 31st January 2012

"in life it takes a special person to have taken care of as many kids as dad did, he helped all of us to be who we are today, i love u daddy and miss u so very much"

This tribute was added by Mychell Barnfield on 31st January 2012

"he was one of the reasons that i am going after my Bachelors degree and i am dedicating this degree to him because i know he will be proud when i get it! i love you daddy Marvin and you will foralways be in my heart! Rest in Peace!"

This tribute was added by Mychell Barnfield on 31st January 2012

"Daddy Marvin was one of a kind! When I thought I had no one he was there. He was always smiling no matter what! There is countless memories that i have but the one that stand out the most is when i got my Associates degree, i told him it is to hard and that i dont think i can finish.. he replied with one of his famous sayings "Rats a@@ you can do anything you put your heart to" he was one"

This tribute was added by dedra mcentire on 31st January 2012

"Dad you were tough on us when we needed it and tender when we needed your shoulder to cry on. Thank you for being my DAD!!! You made me the person i am today. I miss you and love you! You were always there for me even when you were upset with me...REST IN PEACE POPPA.... You will be forever in my heart and on my mind.. Love you dad"

This tribute was added by DARREN MCENTIRE on 31st January 2012

"My father was liked and respected by everyone,., tough as old boot leather, then he'd show his tender hearted side..  he held my uncles's hand as he lay dyeing, stood by his bed holding his hands for fourteen days. untill uncle Donny breathed his last breath. he could be loud and course. or tender. He taught me to be a man.how to think like a man,i love you daddy....Darren"

This tribute was added by DARREN MCENTIRE on 31st January 2012

"He is survived by his wife Mrs,Maxine Barnfield. daughter Janice Kay,daughter Dedra m Mcentire,son Kenneth E. Mcentire son,Darren G,Mcentire son.Robert e. Porter,son Timothy R,L, Porter. adopted daughter Mary Messerli.countless grandchildren... he is one of thirteen kids. one sister Dessie  and four remaining brothers.Larry,Bruce,Larry,Elgie ...Barnfield....we love you daddy"

This tribute was added by DARREN MCENTIRE on 31st January 2012

"the greatest friend and the best dad i've ever known,,i hope someday to be even half the man.....he didn't have to be.  thank you daddy for being who you were,,,"


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