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Sgt Carl Huey Barksdale

Sgt Carl Huey Barksdale

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Death 28 Feb 2012 (aged 74)
Burial Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Sec 51, Row 2, Site 19
Memorial ID 86869448 · View Source
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Carl Huey Lee Barksdale,74, of Lansing, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at St. John Hospital. He was born, June 1, 1937, in Clayton, La., the son of Grady O. and Ruth I. (Allred) Barksdale. Carl leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, Geraldine (Harris) Barksdale;his children, Grady A. Barksdale, Carlene Watkins, Anita (Eric) Duke, Linda Loreti and Sherry Wells; his grandchildren, John Medley, Danial Marshall, Dustin (Jana) Thomas, Crystal (Jason) Reisig, Katie (Daniel Sheehan) Barksdale, Shaun (Ashley) Barksdale, Nicholas Loreti, and Natalie Loreti; great-grandchildren, Christian Lanter, David and Caleb Medley, Elijah and Kendall Marshall, Dylan, Ethan and Wyatt Thomas, Annabelle Reisig, Aydan, Garrett and Dallas Sheehan, and Mackenzie Barksdale; his siblings, Armon (Don) Hartman, James (Linda) Barksdale and Deloris (Jim) Thorndike; and his foster sons, Mickey Garrison, Tom Trimble, Doug Milner, Jack Okamoto, Charles Williams and Ted Martin. Carl was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Michelle Medley; great-grandson, Isaiah Medley; nephew, Carl L. Barksdale; and niece, Shelly Barksdale. Carl served in the U.S. Air force for 10 years He medically retired and served 20 years civil service with department of the Army. He retired in 1987 as Director of Information Management at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He and his wife enjoyed travelling in their RV, visiting family throughout the winter and staying summers in Leavenworth with their children and grandchildren. Carl LOVED golfing, teaching his son and grandsons how to play. He also instilled a love of fishing in all his grandchildren, letting them spend weekends with him and Gerrie on their boat. He was an active member of the church of Christ, often sheparding those who needed it most.


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BELOVED HUSBAND
LOVING FATHER
HELPFUL FRIEND

Gravesite Details Internment date: 03-06-2012

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  • Maintained by: Roanho
  • Originally Created by: Joyce Nance-Woodcock
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86869448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Carl Huey Barksdale (1 Jun 1937–28 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86869448, citing Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .