All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

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Ghana’s veteran actor, Charles Kofi Babatunde Bucknor has been laid to rest. News of his death shook the entire nation, and the foundations of his family, wife and children.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Mrs. Sarah Bucknor, the widow being consoled by Archbishop Palmer Buckle

The entertainment industry, including friends and school mates was on Tuesday, May 23, this year hit with the sad news though little is known about the cause of his sudden demise.

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All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Mrs. Sarah Bucknor, the widow being consoled by her son

Popularly known for his role in Kwaw Ansah’s ‘Heritage Africa’ (1989), the late Kofi Bucknor acted in Juliet Asante’s ‘Silver Rain,’ and ‘African Timber’ (1989), Run Baby Run (2007), ‘Elmina’, which won him several international and local accolades and awards.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

More tears flow for the late veteran actor, Kofi Bucknor

Mr. Bucknor was widely regarded as a distinguished performer not just for his roles in local and international films, but also for his memorable cameo appearances in a number of music videos.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Heartbroken Mrs. Sarah Bucknor, the widow

Born in 1953 in Cape Coast in the Central Region to a renowned scientist, Kobina Bucknor and Mrs. Dorothy Buckner, Kofi, as he was affectionately called, began his elementary education at Jubilee School in Cape Coast, but later left for the United States.

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All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

The late actor, Charles Kofi Bucknor’s laid in state

After some years in the US, he returned home to continue his education at St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast, for his Ordinary Level Certificate Examination where he offered Science. But at the Advanced Level Certificate Examination, he opted for Arts.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Memorial service for the late actor

Mr Bucknor is said to have solid and many educational qualifications including, Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and some many more.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Some dignitaries at the memorial service

The veteran actor, left behind a wife, Mrs. Sarah Bucknor and three children, two men and a woman.

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Mrs. Sarah Bucknor reading tribute to his late husband

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

The late actor's children

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

Mrs. Sarah Bucknor couldn't hold her tears

All the heartbreaking photos from actor, Kofi Bucknor’s funeral

The late actor's children paying tribute to their dad

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