Charles Bayliss Twigg

August 1, 1948March 28, 2023
Obituary of Charles Bayliss Twigg
Charles “Bebe” Bayliss Twigg, 74, of San Francisco, CA (formerly of Berryville, VA), a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. He was born at Fort Meade, MD and raised in Baltimore, MD. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he obtained both his undergraduate and Doctor of Optometry (OD) degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and practiced optometry his entire career. For over 25 years, Charles ran a solo optometry practice in Berryville, VA. He was devoted to the care of his patients and was able to give the gift of sight, postmortem, by cornea donation. Charles was predeceased by his parents Edgar Charles Bayliss, Mary Elaine Fairbank Twigg, and Austin D. Twigg, III. He is survived by his siblings Jon, Dave, Tina, Susie, and Billy, his wife, Katherine, and their three sons Edgar “Ned”, Frederick and Grayson, daughters-in-law Mandy, Qin, and Michaela, and grandchildren Piper, Watson, Griffin, and Yara. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a gift to either: The UCSF Foundation at The Winchester Medical Center at

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