David J. Barksdale
David J. Barksdale
  • March 5, 1960 - March 22, 2016
  • Warren, Rhode Island

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David J. Barksdale, 56, passed away after a brief illness, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. He was the loving husband of Debra (Baker) Barksdale to whom he was married for 29 years. Born in Acushnet, MA he was a son of the late Stonewall J. and Constance M. (Dagnault) Barksdale.

Mr. Barksdale was a bridge painter for the International Painters of Allied Trades for many years. He enjoyed crafting his own "Barksdale Beer". He will best be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his sons, John, Joshua, C.J and his wife Tina, David, Jr. and Korey; sister, Linda Richendollar; and 7 grandchildren, Kendall, Maia, Olivia, Seth, Sean, Jayda and Alexis. He was the brother of the late Brenda Grant and father of the late Joseph Barksdale.

Services for Mr. Barksdale will be held at a later date. For condolences, www.wilbur-romano.com