The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

August 5, 2013

Robert Bassham

— Robert Darrel Bassham, 56, of Athens, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital emergency room. Mr. Bassham was born Dec. 25, 1956, in Limestone County, to Otis Bassham and Nella Skeets Bassham.

The funeral for Mr. Bassham will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Higgins Cemetery with Randy Carter and Terry Lamar officiating. 

Mr. Bassham is survived by his mother, Nella Skeets Bassham of Athens; one son, Robert Andrew Bassham and wife Victoria of Kings Bay, Ga.; one daughter, Stephanie Bumpus and husband James of Athens; sisters, Sharon Brown and husband James of Elkmont, and Barbara Gwaltney and husband Kenneth of Scottsboro; brothers, Douglas Bassham and wife Earlene of Minor Hill, Tenn., Charles Bassham and wife Joan of Minor Hill, Donald Bassham of Salem, Kenneth Bassham and wife Mary of Salem, Stanley Bassham and wife Judy of Anderson, and Thomas Bassham and wife Janie of Elkmont; grandchildren, Levi Kirby, Caleb Bumpus, Jacob Bumpus, Hayden Bassham and Brady Bassham.

He is preceded in death by his father, Otis Bassham; son, Robert Bassham Jr.; brother, Joseph Bassham.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Griggs, Roger Dodd, Rodney Bassham, Jeffery Bassham, Mack Emerson and Tim Bassham

Please sign our online guestbook at limestonechapel.com.

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