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Charles Thomas Acurio

January 1, 1970 - September 11, 2018

Burial Date: September 15, 2018

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Bossier City

Cemetery Rose-Neath Cemetery

Church St. Jude Catholic Church

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Charles Thomas Acurio of Bossier City. LA passed from this earth on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Benton, LA. Officiating will be Father Karl Daigle with concelebrant Msgr. Earl Provenza, a longtime family friend. Interment will follow at Rose-Neath Cemetery, with a reception to follow. Visitation will be prior to the Mass from 9 a.m. until the service.

Charlie met Barbara O’Neill in 1956 in Hollywood, FL and they married in 1957.  They moved their young family from Florida to the Shreveport /Bossier area in 1964 to run Empire Electronics.  He subsequently struck out on his own to form several other successful businesses including Actron Electronics where he manufactured cathode ray picture tubes for global distribution.  He sold Actron to Video Display Corporation in 1986, where Charlie continued to work as General Manager until his retirement in 2014.  His business was his life and he instilled in his children a work ethic that was unsurpassed.  Also unsurpassed, his strong will and desire to be independent until the very end.  A fan of Frank Sinatra, his favorite song was ‘My Way’.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Salvatore and Espirina Acurio; his eldest son Charles Acurio and sister-in-law, Dolores Acurio.  We cherish the fact that they are now joyfully reunited.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara O’Neill Acurio of Bossier City; son, Dr. Michael T. Acurio and Courtney Batts of Benton, LA; daughter, Michelle Acurio Kyle and husband, Kevin of Houston. TX.  He has grandchildren aplenty; Michael Acurio Jr. and wife, Ashley, Adam Acurio and fiancée, Isabella Anderson, Alex Acurio, Jacob Acurio, Caiden Acurio, Kendall Kyle, Cade Kyle and Claire Kyle. He also was blessed with four great-grandchildren; Ella Katherine and Giovanna Acurio and twins Braylen and Parker Acurio; his brother, John Acurio of Winchester, VA and daughter-in-law, Patti Long Acurio of Chicago, IL.

Honoring Charlie as pallbearers will be, Michael Acurio, Jr., Adam Acurio, Alex Acurio, Jacob Acurio, Caiden Acurio, Cade Kyle, Clint McAlister, Don Sonnier and Mark Nelson. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Msgr. Earl Provenza.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

 

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