|William Joseph “Bill" Barff
William Joseph “Bill" Barff
- March 10, 2017
Bill was born June 10, 1964 at Oakland, CA, to Henry and Connie Barff. He went attended school and grew up at Clearlake, CA. After graduation he joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
While in the Air Force he was a mechanic. He also met the love of his life, Patty Sigler. They were married September 22, 1984 in Sturgis.
After his honorable discharge he started his career as an auto mechanic for Triple K Tire in Central City, SD until 2004 when he started his dream job with the Sturgis Police Department.
It was his nature to serve and protect. He was often asked for help and he gladly offered it to anyone in need.
He enjoyed camping, fishing and scaring people, including his family.
William Joseph “Bill” Barff, 52, Sturgis, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his home in Sturgis.
Survivors include his sons; Andy, Brandon (Tiffany), Kyle (Lacy); parents; several siblings; and numerous extended family; and his dog Brutus.
Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis. A prayer service will begin at 7 p.m.
Committal services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. Friends and family are encouraged to meet at the funeral chapel at 9:30 a.m. for the procession.
A memorial has been established.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals.com.