|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2012|
Charles Beardsley, 83, of Marietta, OK passed away on September 27, 2012, surrounded by his family. Services will be held at the First Christian Church, "Disciples of Christ", in Marietta, on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 10:00 am.
Charles and Nancy Darlene (Nixon) were married on November 14, 1953 in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Mr. Beardsley was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jesse Beardsley; his brother, Bobbie Wayne Beardsley, and his sisters, Laverne Gaynor and Patsy Curtis.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene Beardsley of Marietta; his brothers, Raymond Beardsley and wife Robbie of Carlsbad, NM, and George Beardsley and wife Joyce of El Paso, TX. Other survivors include his children, Nona Lynn Beardsley of Kansas City, KS and Tony Beardsley and wife Michelle Welch of Fayetteville, AR. His grandchildren are Amy Welch and husband John Welch of Columbia, MO, Laura Scott and husband Ricci Scott of Tahlequah, OK, and Jasmine Rose Welch-Beardsley, Ben Welch-Bolen, Nick Welch-Bolen of Fayetteville, AR. His great-grandchildren are Brandon Welch, Hannah Kay Welch and Bailey Elizabeth Scott. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Charles served in the US Army - Signal Corps, during the Korean Conflict, and was stationed at Panama Canal. He was a systems administrator for GTE for 49 years. Since moving to Marietta, 23 years ago, he was an active member of the First Christian Church "Disciples of Christ" in Marietta, for 12 years.
Charlie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He was devoted to his family, loved traveling, the Gulf of Mexico, and gourmet food. His trip to Spain in 2001 was one of the highlights of his life. He will be missed tremendously.
The family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or the First Christian Church in Marietta.
Monday October 1, 2012, 10:00 AM at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Sep 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97995159
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