Donald Basham Obituary

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Donald Basham

September 5, 1926 - May 24, 2013
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Donald Basham, 86, of Kansas City, Mo passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday May 24, 2013 at his home. Donald was born September 5, 1926 in Ray County, Mo. He was the last surviving of 9 children to Henry and Della Clevenger Basham. He was a Navy veteran serving during World War II, and retired from the Kansas City Missouri Police Department in 1986. He enjoyed building many homes in the Kansas City area. Don is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Lee Basham, son, Jim Basham and wife, Blanca, daughter, Cindy Kocyon, grandchildren, Pam LaVergne, Monica Gorski-McCall, Mike Basham, Cody Kocyon, Jake Kocyon, seven great grandchildren, and many other family members and friends. Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Thursday May 30th at Cowgill Cemetery, Cowgill, Mo. Visitation is 6:00 - 8:00 pm Wednesday at Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the .

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