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Charles "Bobby" Beasley

June 3, 1932 - June 21, 2024

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: June 27, 2024

Friends are invited to visit with his family on Thursday, June 27, 2024 from 10am. to 11:30am., at The Colonial Funeral Home, 86 Circular Avenue Hamden, CT. Prayers and a service will be offered at the funeral home at 11:30am. Burial will follow, with full military Honors at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT. Please offer condolences at www.colonialfunerals.com.

Charles “Bobby” Beasley of Hamden, Connecticut died on June 21, 2024 in the hospice ward of the VA Hospital in West Haven. He was 92 Years old.

Charles was born in South Carolina to the late Roland and Hattie Hooks Beasley. He grew up in Darlington, S.C. where he helped on the family farm and was active in the Bethel AME Church. Charles graduated from Mayo High School and in 1952 he enlisted in the airborne division in the United States Army where he served until 1955. He was a proud veteran. He came to Connecticut in 1956 and worked in several wire and cable companies including Whitney Blake and Rockbestos. He graduated from the Connecticut School of Electronics and serviced televisions at a time when they had tubes. Charles retired in 1995 and enjoyed traveling to South Carolina to visit family and friends, gardening, playing golf and bowling. He was active in the local DAV, American Legion, VFW, and AMVETS Groups.

Charles is survived by his wife, Carol Pasqualini, and their son Charles Roland Beasley. Also, his daughter Carmen Eley from his first marriage, his sisters Ernestine Jeffrey and Theretha Mae Singleton, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family thanks all the nurses and staff from Masonicare, the VA Hospital (especially Tracy Shamas, APRN), and Senior Helpers for all the care given to Charles.

Friends are invited to visit with his family on Thursday, June 27, 2024 from 10am. to 11:30am., at The Colonial Funeral Home, 86 Circular Avenue Hamden, CT. Prayers and a service will be offered at the funeral home at 11:30am. Burial will follow, with full military Honors at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT. Please offer condolences at www.colonialfunerals.com.