Charles Reid Barcus, 87, of Colorado Springs, Colorado died Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He was born July 18, 1933 in Newton, Iowa to the late Charles and Etta Barcus. He was raised in Newton until the family moved to San Diego, California in 1940. After finishing school he served in the United States Air Force when he met his wife, Ruby Denny, and was married in Spokane, Washington in 1955. After leaving the service they returned to San Diego to raise their family. He and his wife moved to Colorado Springs in 2009. He is survived by two sons; Doug Barcus of Mt. Union, Iowa and David Barcus of Colorado Springs, Colorado and one daughter, Estelle Freeman of Colorado Springs, Colorado and three grandchildren. No services will be held at this time. Inurnment will be at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego, California.

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  1. David mi mas sentido pesame by queen el Señor lo tenga en su Santo seno🙏mis oraciones para que si familia prints resignacioon❤

  2. So sorry for your loss, prayers to you and your family.

  3. David I am sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know you will miss him.

  4. I have such fond memories of Chuck. From when I first met him, he always greeted me in the Name of the Lord, with a big smile on his face. After his beloved Ruby passed, he just wanted to go Home! To Estelle, Doug, and David, may the love of friends bring you comfort, and the love of God bring you peace!

    1. Thank you so much. Your kindness to my parents was always much appreciated.

  5. charlie is this you? the trumpet player from sweetwater high school in national city? i”m the girl trumpet player that sat next to you for 3 years in the band and orchestra . we made mr skinners’ life miserable if you recall but i think he really didn’t mind…. i’m coming along soon as i’m gonna be 89 so see you…i’ll be sure to bring my trumpet so you be sure to play extra loud so i can find you!

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