Veteran actor Kofi Bucknor to be laid to rest on June 30

Veteran actor Kofi Bucknor to be laid to rest on June 30

Charles Kofi Bucknor, known better by his screen name Kofi Bucknor, who died in May of this year, will be buried on Friday, June 30 in Cape Coast.

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The 64 year-old veteran of Ghana's film industry will be laid to rest at the Asokyeano cemetary in Cape Coast.

Kofi Bucknor to be buried

The late Kofi Bucknor

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According to a Kasapa FM report, family sources have indicated that there will be a pre-burial and burial service held for the late actor at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Accra.

The actor was notable for his roles in movies such as Kwaw Ansah's 'Heritage Africa' and 'Run Baby Run' by Emmanuel Apea Jnr, which received a number of awards at the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards.

He was also the former director of television at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

Kofi Bucknor to be buried

On May 23, the passing of Kofi Bucknor was announced by movie producer and director, Juliet Asante via her Facebook page.

The final funeral rites, including the thanksgiving service will take place in the first weekend of July, in Teshie-Nungua.

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