Charles Hiram “C.H.” Stafford, Jr., 85, of the Barkada community (Drew County), passed away January 10, 2020 at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas.

He was born October 6, 1934 to the late Charles Hiram Stafford, Sr. and Tennessee Wynona “Tennie” Rhodes Stafford.

He was retired farmer, served in the military and was an active member of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Betty Jo Chambers Stafford of Barkada; and three sons Charles E. Stafford (Anita) of Perryville, Robert M. Stafford (Tammy) of Barkada and James “Jim” Stafford (Amanda) of Barkada. Mr. C.H. was also blessed with nine grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 12 at 4 p.m. at the Andrews Chapel Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Andrews Chapel Methodist Church in the Barkada community.