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Harry Wayne Basinger

March 12, 1940 - August 24, 2011
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Harry (Wayne) Basinger, 71 of Waynesburg, died Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg. He was born March 12, 1940 in Indian Head, a son of the late Jesse S. and Virginia Bungard Basinger. Mr. Basinger was a retired hoist operator and had worked for Williamson Shaft, Ohio Atlas, and Emerald Coal Mine. After retiring in 2002 he was a part time driver for Ben's Courier Service He was Baptist by faith. Mr. Basinger was a member of the United Mine Workers of America Local #2258, Waynesburg Moose Lodge #461, Jefferson American Legion Post #954, Jefferson as a social member, Jefferson Football Club,...
Harry (Wayne) Basinger, 71 of Waynesburg, died Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg.
He was born March 12, 1940 in Indian Head, a son of the late Jesse S. and Virginia Bungard Basinger.
Mr. Basinger was a retired hoist operator and had worked for Williamson Shaft, Ohio Atlas, and Emerald Coal Mine. After retiring in 2002 he was a part time driver for Ben's Courier Service
He was Baptist by faith.
Mr. Basinger was a member of the United Mine Workers of America Local #2258, Waynesburg Moose Lodge #461, Jefferson American Legion Post #954, Jefferson as a social member, Jefferson Football Club, and the National Pike Steam, Gas and Horse Association.
He enjoyed his family, friends, camping, fishing, NASCAR and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On April 25, 1959 he married Shirley Marie Adamson, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Ernie Basinger (Michelle) of Rices Landing, Donna Balazick (Jeff) of Waynesburg, Dave Basinger of Waynesburg and Dan Basinger of Waynesburg; four grandchildren, Keith Walters, who lived with his grandparents, David Basinger Jr., Zack Basinger, and Payge Anderson; two sisters, Mona Simmons of Waynesburg, and Connie Watson of Clarksville; four brothers, Charles (Bud) Basinger of Waynesburg, Ben Basinger of Waynesburg, Ed Basinger of Jefferson and Bill Basinger of Waynesburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, Richard (Dick) Basinger.
Friends will be received from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2011 with the Rev. Paul Roofner officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

"Last week was the Steam Show-although you weren't with us-I took a picture of you and Uncle Donnie and hung them on the wall of my pop stand-you both were..." Mona Stull (Clarksville, PA)

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