Obituary for Charles Barkley
Obituary for my great-great-grandfather, John Charles Barkley published in the Vidette-Messenger in Valparaiso, Indiana on October 3, 1964.
Charles Barkley, 80, 7 Pine, died Friday in Porter Memorial hospital after an extended illness.
Born Aug 2, 1884 in Kingman, Kan., he was the son of John and Isabel (Moffitt) Barkley. He married Eda [Ida] E. Weddle who preceded him in death in 1928. He later married Maude Collins who also preceded him in death.
A retired contractor, Barkley was a resident of Valparaiso most of his life. He was a member of the Baptist church.
Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Milton E. Barkley, Russiaville, Ind. and Harold, Valparaiso; two daughters, Mrs. Agnes Cole and Mrs. Vern (Ruth) Piper, both of Valparaiso; 26 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, two brothers, R. Jett Barkley, Seattle and Richard Barkley, residing in Florida and one sister, Bertha.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Allen and Ralph; one daughter, Mrs. Thelma Jankowski, and one brother and one sister.
Services will be held at 2 p. m. Monday in the Bartholomew Funeral home with the Rev. John White, Calvary Baptist church, officiating. Burial will be in Kimball cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p. m. today.
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