Lester Charles Baszile
Sunrise – December 20, 1946
Sunset – July 15, 2012
Lester Charles Baszile was born December 20, 1946, to the union of Matthew Baszile and Daisy Merritt. Lester attended George Washington Elementary School, Willowbrook Junior High, and graduated from David Starr Jordan High School in 1963.
Immediately after graduation, Lester joined the United States Navy. He serviced for 4 years. After his discharge from the military in 1967, Lester married Lee Etta Marshall. To this union was born four beautiful children, Michiel, Nichie, lAaron and Shawna Baszile.
Lester was a gifted artist who taught himself to draw at an early age. He was also a gifted Flutist. He was a hard worker, who held various jobs.
In 1981 Lester married Peggy Holmes. To this union no children were born. Lester and Peggy were married for 31 years.
Lester leaves behind to mourn, his wife, Peggy. His four children Michiel Owens of Los Angeles, California, Nichiel Baszile of Palmdale, California, Aaron Baszile and Shawna Baszile of Los Angeles, California. His siblings, Donald Baszile of McKinney, Texas, Keatrin Coleman of Vallejo, California, Matzy Diggs of McKinney, Texas, Mary-Jo Williams of Prosper, Texas, Annette Rachal of Allen, Texas, and Gloria Baszile of Los Angeles, California, as well as, a host of nieces and nephews.
Lester was preceded in death by his Father, Mother and sister Phyllis Ann Davis.
From the siblings, we'd like to say "You were a wonderful brother, and we pray your safe journey into the arms of the Savior, Jesus Christ."
"We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5:8
Lester, we bid you farewell. Rest in Peace.
Grieve for me a while …. then let me go