Edward E. “Ed” Bareford
December 24, 1928 – May 28, 2021
BAREFORD, Edward E. “Pops, 92, of Richmond, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital
surrounded by all of his girls. Pops was born at the foot of the cross and raised in Kino, Virginia. He was the son of the late James and Gertrude Bareford. Pops was a true entrepreneur and there wasn’t anything he couldn’t wheel or deal. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Gloria “Guppy” Bareford of 67 years.
Survivors include his three daughters, Jennie Huffman (William Stratton), Edward Earlynne Wheatley (David) and Vonda Kay Bareford; and a bonus daughter, Ellen Adams; eight grandchildren, Heather, James David, Tara, Haylee, Alexandra, Page Virginia, Ashton and Sydney; 12 great-grandchildren; his sister, Margaret Cooke; and his brother, James Bareford. He was loved by many for his sense of humor and positive outlook on life. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 4 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, Va. 23294. A service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 5 at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
To the family & friends of Edward Bareford,
We at Mount Calvary Cemetery wish to express our deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one and we pray that God will help to ease your pain in the days to come. We are proud and honored to be chosen as the final resting place for Edward. This is a responsibility that we do not take lightly and I pledge the highest level of perpetual care to honor his memory. Please do not hesitate to call us with any concerns or if there is anything we can do to make these difficult experiences any easier.
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Dearest Vonda and the entire Bareford family. You, your sisters, assorted nieces and nephews came from great stock. I am praying for you all. With love, Jen White (part of hello family)
Eddie, Jennie, Vonda
What a great man, so grateful I had the opportunity to work with him and the friendship we shared. He was a mentor for me that had great influence on my life. Prayers to your entire family.
Prayers for healing in the loss of your dad and in less than a year your mom. We believe they both live in your heart and will still be with you. God bless your family. From all of us