Ronceverte-Harold L. “Barney” O’Field, 94, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at The Brier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Ronceverte, WV.
He was born on July 26, 1922, in New Boston, OH, son of Mary McLeod and John O’Field.
Barney was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Force as an airplane engine mechanic. As the war went on he transferred to the infantry so he could be of more service and was sent to central Europe. He was a member of the American Legion Post 69. Barney was a member of the Lewisburg United Methodist Church and the Methodist Men. He was a 64-year member of the Mount Sterling, KY, Masonic Lodge 23. A.F.&A.M. After his military career, he spent his years as a supervisor for the Ashland Oil & Refining Company where he retired. He started working for the company after he graduated from high school, this was the only job he had once his three years of service during World War II ended.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Bill O’Field; and granddaughter, Kristy Fisher.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Betty O’Field; daughter, Patty Warren and husband Doug; daughter-in-law, Donna O’Field, grandchildren, Laura Morton and husband Ben, Beth Hundley and husband Chris, Carrie Withrow and husband Tommy and Steve O’Field and wife Carri; great-grandchildren, Alex and Kate Morton, Drew, Nathan and Jacob Hundley, John, Grace and Quinn Withrow and Ashlyn Fisher.
A private graveside service will be held at Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, 214 E. Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www WallaceandWallace.FH.com.