Charles Barksdale

Age 84


Charles Barksdale was a co-founder and bass vocalist for the doo-wop group The Dells. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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Loved your music. Thanks for the memories and your talent you shared. I will miss you.

Mr. Barksdale was a soulful singer who will be missed. May the peace of God be with his loved ones.

miss you. one great bass singer. Always Together

My sincere condolences to the family. May you find comfort in God who hears your prayers and sees your tears.Isaiah 38:5

This person and the group brought something to the music scrnr that will never be forgotten, still listening to their music and enjoying it , especially; to see if i could help a friend, such a rich bass voice obviosly from a, great spirit also, may he rest in eternal piece in gods kingdom.

My condolences to the family. May God provide you all with comfort and hope 2 Cor.1:3-7, 1 Cor 15:26

My condolences to the Barksdale Family and friends for the loss of CHARLES. His music was still on top when I was a teen in the '60, my kids grooved with it listening to it in the '80s and it still hangs in strong. May you continue to be blessed with his memory and legacy and your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together; and may the hope that God's word gives us for those we lost in death be comforting, faith building and encouraging to you (John 6:40) ~...

Altho, I wasn't born in the "Dells" generation, but I grew up with my mom & family who loved listening to the one and only "Dells". I know most of their music, and sad to hear Mr. Barksdale is no longer with us. I pray the family be comforted during this time and know that God is the true source of comfort and strength you need.