Ashland Daily Independent Harold Deerfield - 1935-2006 Harold Edward Deerfield, 70, of Denton, Ky., passed away Thursday, May 11, at his home. Mr. Deerfield was born June 28, 1935, in Denton, a son of the late Charles Edward Deerfield and Goldie Young Deerfield. He was the husband of the late Betty Lou Stiles Deerfield. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a heavy equipment operator for Local 181, retired after 40 years, a member of the VFW Post 3705 and a member of the American Legion 342. He is survived by his daughters, Tina Lou Deerfield Thornbury and son-in-law, Kevin of Hitchins, Ky., and Christine Schurmann and son-in-law, Gerd of Essen, Germany; his son, Harold Bruce Deerfield and daughter-in-law, Della of Richmond, Ky.; his grandchildren, Amanda, Shanna and Jason Deerfield of Richmond, Nichole and Taylor Thornbury of Denton and Stefan and Katrin Schurmann of Germany; and his sisters, Wilma Jean Riffe of Grayson, Ky., and Sue Vance of Somerset, Ky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou; his three brothers, Charles William, Fred Marvin and Clifford Eugene Deerfield and his sister, Virginia Ruth Jarvis. Funeral services for Mr. Deerfield will be Saturday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson. William Martin will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call tonight, May 12, from 6 to 9 at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to sparksfh.com.
Submitted by: John W. Grace