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Ernest Banfield June 6, 1926 - September 13, 2021

Ernest Banfield

Ernest Banfield, age 95, passed away on September 13, 2021.

Ernest was born on June 6, 1926, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Ernest and Avie (nee Davis) Banfield. Ernest married Henrietta Banfield on July 15, 1950.

Ernest is survived by his children; Ernest (Susan) Banfield Jr., and Sharon Burgraph. Grandchildren; Angela (Jamison) Taylor, Katrina Banfield, and Kelsey (Sean) Smith. Great-Grandchildren; Tyler Shelley, and Kolten DeWine. Also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Henrietta Banfield (Nee Meyer), and sister Margaret Purnell.

Ernest was an Army veteran of WWII served in the Pacific Theater. Ernest “Doc” worked at Cincinnati Incorporated for 67 and a half years, retiring at age 84. He was a member of the American Legion Post 513 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio. When Ernest wasn’t working you could find him drinking a bottle of Old Thompson, at home listening to big band music or watching John Wayne movies.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 20, 2021, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. (Follow the blue line upon entering the Memorial Park)

Funeral service for Ernest Banfield will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 12:00 PM at The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens.

In honor of Ernest’s life, you may make donations to the American Cancer Society at https://donate3.cancer.org/.


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    steve hunter says

    Sharon sorry to hear about your dad. Can remember him listening to big band music,smoking his cigar and drinking strohs beer.

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