James David Basshers, 69, of Harviell died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 26, 1944 in Lilbourn, MO.
Mr. Basshers was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a chief engineer on a riverboat.
Mr. Basshers was a loving stepfather to his previous wife, Molly’s children. Molly preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; James and Thelma Basshers.
His surviving step children are: Lee Victery, Thomas Victery, Anna Harris, Donna Nelson, Brenda Moore and Loretta Victery. Other survivors include his sisters; Geneva Absheer, Patricia Carroll and Tina O’Neil; several step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren.
There will be a graveside memorial service 11AM Friday at City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.