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Joseph Anthony Barfield

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April 12, 1988 - Nov. 30, 2019

  • Joseph Anthony Barfield

MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA: Joseph Anthony “Joe” Barfield Sr., 31, of Country Oaks Lane, died Saturday, Nov. 30. The family greeted friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray. Services were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the W.E. Knox Civic Center in Gray, interment was at New Haven Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Wesley Bridgers officiated.

Mr. Barfield was born April 12, 1988, in New Mexico and had lived in Murphy, North Carolina for the past two years. Mr. Barfield worked for the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina and worked hard at everything he did. He was a great friend to all and had a knack for bringing out the best in people. Mr. Barfield was an accomplished guitar player and singer, his talent will be showcased at his service. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Barfield Jr.

Mr. Barfield is survived by his father, Spurgeon Barfield; mother, Monica Trujillo; children, Madison Barfield, Anthony Barfield, and Amari Morgan; grandparents, David and Barbara Chavez; sister, Jessica Barfield; brother, Colby Hignutt; fiance, Nichole Wood; and his former spouse, Rayven Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to help offset funeral expenses, care of the funeral home.

Please visit the online memorial at

Gray Memorial Chapel and Crematory was honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Joseph Barfield Sr.