Veteran actor Charles Kofi Bucknor will be buried on Friday June 30, 2017 at the Asokyeano Cemetery in Cape Coast.
According to family sources, a wake keeping will be held ahead of the funeral on Thursday, June 29, from 8.00pm at the residence, Teshie-Nungua Estates in Accra, followed by a Pre-burial and burial services to be held on Friday, June 30, at 7.00am at the Christ the King Catholic Church, near Flagstaff House in Accra.
Funeral rites will be held for him on Saturday, July 1, from midday at Unique Floral Palace, Trade Fair Centre at La in Accra.
A thanksgiving service will come off on Sunday, July 2, at 9.00a.m at St Anthony’s Catholic Church, near Nungua Cold Store to be followed by a reception at the GNAT Hostel, Teshie-Nungua.
The 64-year-old actor who died in Accra on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 was born in Cape Coast in 1953. The late Bucknor attended St.Augustine’s College in Cape Coast, the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) and the School of Communication Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon.
He worked at various times with Film Africa, Focal Point Productions, and Fontomfrom TV. He was also a former Director of Television at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
The late Bucknor has starred in movies including Heritage Africa, Run Baby Run, Elmina, Double Silver Rain, Chronicles of Odumkrom: The Headmaster, African Timber, Never Say Never and No Time To Die.