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Charles D. Barksdale

b. August 10, 1934

Lansdowne

Charles D. Barksdale

 

Charles D. Barksdale, age 88, of Lansdowne, PA, passed away on December 23, 2022.  Born in Philadelphia, PA, Charles was the son of the late William G. and Helen R. Barksdale (nee Mitchell). 

Charles was a 1952 graduate of Upper Darby High School.   Charles had been the  Vice President and owner of Barksdale Studios in Lansdowne, PA.  He had served in the US Navy from August 8, 1952 to July 29, 1955

Charles loved watching horseracing at various tracks, riding motorcycles, going to Atlantic City NJ and Chester Pa casinos. He also enjoyed drawing and etching horses and people.

Charles was the beloved husband of the late Theresa M. Barksdale (nee Maloney).  He is survived by his loving children Nora Russel (Richard), Bernadette “Bun” Sweeney Thorpe (“Gene”) and Charles Barksdale, Jr. (Donna).  Brother of John Barksdale and the late William Barksdale, Robert “Bob” Barksdale and Patricia Webberking.  Also survived by his 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. 

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Wednesday, January 4, 2023 9:30-10:30 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to his Memorial Service at 10:30 AM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA. 

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

The Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc. – Upper Darby

8401 West Chester Pike, PA 19082

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

The Donohue Funeral Home - Upper Darby

8401 West Chester Pike, PA 19082

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Burial

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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