Charles “Charlie” W. Buckles, 71, of Ferriday, LA was born on March 12, 1951 and passed away August 5, 2022. A memorial service is scheduled for a later date. After graduating from Ferriday High in 1969, he joined the United States Army and attended Basic Training at Fort Polk. Charlie served during the Vietnam War for several months and received a Vietnam Service Medal. He also received the Expert Shooter M-16 Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, James Osborn Buckles and Stella Evelyn Till; sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte Ann Youngblood and Edward Youngblood; sister, Mary Elizabeth Moment; and niece, Kimberly Michele Youngblood.
Charlie is survived by his brother, Rayford Buckles and his wife, Gloria Buckles. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.
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