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Herb "Barney" Barnhill
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1913
Hazlehurst
Camden County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 2004
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA

Negro League baseball player 1933-1951. Catcher for the Jacksonville Red Caps, Cleveland Bears, Kansas City Monarchs and the Chicago American Giants.

While with the Jacksonville Red Caps, he worked as a railroad porter full time while playing baseball at night and on weekends until 1943 when he joined the Kansas City Monarchs.

In 1951, he left the Negro Leagues and played semipro ball with the Indian Head Rockets in southeast Sackatchawan, Canada.

Florida Times-Union, The (Jacksonville, FL) - Friday, July 30, 2004
Deceased Name: Herbert Barnhill
FL United States

BARNHILL Mr. Herbert Barnhill passed away 7/25/04. Survivors include: Daughter, JoAnn Gaines (Husband) of Los Angeles, CA. other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held SATURDAY at 11:00 a.m. in The Chapel of JAMES GRAHAM MORTUARY,INC. 3631 Moncrief Rd., Elder Roosevelt Fletcher, Officiating. Visitation will be Friday at the mortuary from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Interment in Restlawn Cemetery.
(submitted by contributor K)
 
 
Burial:
Restlawn Memorial Park
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Carol Tessein
Record added: Sep 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97233292
Herb Barney Barnhill
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