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Maurice

Barksdale

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September 22, 2009

MAURICE BARKSDALE Maurice Harold Barksdale, 80, of 320 S. Marion Ave., died, Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at Alleghany Regional Hospital in Low Moor. He was formerly of Stockton, CA. Mr. Barksdale was born July 24, 1929 in Washington, DC a son of the late Harold T. and Virginia Carter Barksdale. He served with the United States Army during Korea and Vietnam War and retired as a Major after 23 years of service. He owned and operated a janitorial service during the later in his life. He was the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the Comprehensive Employment and Training Program in San Joaquin County and the City of Stockton and was the Executive Directory of Opportunities Industrialization Center or San Joaquin County. He served as board member of Community Involvement Program, V.O.P., Family Planning Agency, United Way, and the American Red Cross. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, and a graduate of Virginia State College. He was a member and Trustee of Concerned Christian Baptist Church in Covington. He was a past member of the Esquire Club and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Liggins Barksdale of Covington; two daughters, Sandra Barksdale of Covington and Carol Barksdale of Washington, DC; three grandchildren, Christopher Crosby and Shawn Crosby both of Stockton and Jody Birks of Charlotte , NC ; six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Barksdale was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen Crosby in 1993 and one brother, Edwin Barksdale. The funeral service will be held 11:00 A
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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