Charles Burney, Jr. San Antonio, Texas Obituary

Charles Burney, Jr.

<p>Charles D. Burney, Jr. passed away peacefully, March 18, 2024, at VITAS Hospice Healthcare Hospital. He was born January 12, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas to the late, Charles, Sr. and Almeta Burney. At an early age, Charles was baptized and attended Antioch Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend J.J. Rector. Charles Jr. spent his early childhood in the Wheatley Courts Projects on the Eastside of San Antonio. At the tender age of 6, his parents were determined to set an example and provide a better life for themselves, Charles, Jr. and his sister, Susie. His parents purchased a home at 2039 Lamar St. where he spent his childhood until he became an adult and ventured off on his own. Charles, Jr. received his education in the San Antonio School System attending Booker T. Washington Elementary, Douglas Jr. High and Phillis Wheatley High School where he graduated. He continued his education attending St. Phillip College. Charles, Jr. was known as a disciplinarian to his children and grandchildren, yet was very nourishing and was always there in the time of need. Among his amazing attributes and qualities, he could be depended upon to share a wise word of advice relating to life experiences. Around family and friends, he was quite the jokester and an animated storyteller. He was a man of faith and believed in the power of prayer. Charles, Jr. loved playing pool and was an avid music lover. He also had a love for numbers which made him a mathematic genius. Charles, Jr. started his early career by moving to Houston, Texas and working at numerous Realtor Companies around the city as a Surveyor. He later relocated back home to San Antonio to continue his Surveying career with Ray Ellison Homebuilder as the Foreman of his crew. He completed his career at the Fort Sam Houston Country Club. Charles, Jr. later married his wife, Daphenne and they remained as one for thirty-two years until God called him home. Charles, Jr. was proceeded in death by his parents and his sister, Susie B. Washington (Lonnie) and daughter, Dayne (Sherie) Bell. He leaves to cherish his memories his daughters, Tammy Burney, Brandi Burney-Williams and Antoinette Dickerson; son, Douglas Anthwon Brown; grandchildren, Mercedes Kidd, Jasmyn Burney, Johnathan Smith, Stefan Bell, Stefano Bell, D’Ondre Bell, Jasmine Bell, Jamal Bell, Trevon McWilliams-Swartzbaugh, Ismiah Dickerson, Amiyah Mcgahee and Tristan Mcgahee; great grandchildren, Sa’Niyah Webb, Genesis Drummer, Messiah Bell, and Royallty Knight; nephew, Joseph Washington and a host of cousins and friends.</p>
January 12, 1951 - March 18, 202401/12/195103/18/2024
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Ada Hoyle
April 3
May our Heavenly Father comfort each of you as only He can. Charles and I went to school together until high school…he never had a harsh word about anyone!
Ada Winkfield Hoyle
Tammy Burney
April 3
Daddy, as your 1st born, I grew with you as a parent, so I got to see all the high and the lows. I know we all have our expiration date, but never did I think it would have been now. I have always been told that if I were a boy I would have been Charles D. Burney II. ... Continue Reading