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CHARLES ‘BUD’ TOWNSEND

CHARLES “BUD” TOWNSEND, age 93, of Canyon, Texas, passed away January 21, 2023. He was born November 5, 1929 in Nocona, Texas and grew up on his grandfather’s farm.  In his youth he and his friends rode steers but he only won 2nd one time.  His rodeo competition was brief.   Bud enjoyed mimicking the rodeo announcers to his young friends.  When an announcer did not show up at a Ringgold Texas rodeo his friends urged…

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