Charles R. Townsend

July 1, 1925September 26, 2013

Passed away on Thursday, Sept 26, 2013 in Arlington, VA. He was the dear husband of the late Betty Jane, Father of Judy Kompardo and grandfather of Randy Kompardo and Rachel Kompardo Hough. He proudly served in WWII, and was honored with a Purple Heart. He was loved and admired by all who knew him. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, October 2, from11am-1pm at the Arlington-Murphy Funeral Homes, 4510 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203. Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. View and sign the guestbook at:


  • Memorial Gathering Wednesday, October 2, 2013
  • Interment Friday, May 2, 2014

Charles R. Townsend

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Jimmy Worden

October 7, 2013

Your dad and granddad was a good friend to my late father, Jim Worden. He often visited my dad in the hospital which we all appreciated very much. He will be missed. Our sympathy is with you during this difficult time.

marilyn townsend

October 6, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

October 1, 2013

Judy, we will be there tomorrow to support you, Randy and Rachel. I hope you know how much I loved and respected your dad.
Donna Orr Verest

October 1, 2013

Our entire bowling league will miss you. Our deepest sympathy to your family.
Terry Mann and the Club 55 bowling league.