Garry M. Basham, age 61, of Belle, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at his brothers residence surrounded by his family.
Garry was born on January 27, 1953, in Maries County, a son to the late Fred James and Dorothy V. (Butler) Basham. They both preceded him in death.
Garry attended the Belle School District and was a lifelong resident of the area.
In 1991, he was united in marriage to Christine Keating.
He was a member of the Bland Christian Church and was a Union Bricklayer for most of his life. He was a member of BAC St. Louis Local #1 and retired in 2001.
Garry enjoyed fishing, hunting, rodeos and raising rodeo bulls, and Harley Davidson motorcycles. His greatest love was time spent with his grandchildren, family, and friends.
Garry is survived and will be lovingly missed by: two sons, Jordan Basham and his wife Lachelle of Belle, and Cody Basham of Owensville; four daughters, Elishia Brock and her husband Nick of Lake St. Louis, Heather Benson and her husband Ray of Rosebud, Elizabeth Cantlon of Bland, and Hailey Basham of Belle; two brothers, Bill Basham and his wife Kathy of Belle, and Larry Basham and his wife Beth of Foley, MO; two sisters, Brenda Norfleet of Jefferson City and Lenda Buddemeyer and her husband Keith of Union; twelve grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Garry was preceded in death by: one brother, Jim Basham.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Christian Church in Bland with Pastor Bruce Elmore officiating. Interment will follow at the Liberty Cemetery near Belle.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Garry.