|Birth: ||May 5, 1921|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 2010|
Carrol Cornelius Baskfield, 89, went home to be with his Savior (whom he affectionately called his Sweet Jesus) on Saturday, August 14, 2010. He died peacefully at home after a brief illness.
Carrol was born on May 5, 1921, in Fluvanna County, Virginia, the son of the late Carrol C. and Mary Johnson Baskfield Sr.
Carrol C. Baskfield was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Alease J. Payne in 1945. Of this union 11 children were born.
He was employed by Edge Comb Metal for 11 years before retiring in 1986. He committed himself to always helping those in need and enjoyed being out in the community.
Carrol leaves to cherish his memory, five devoted sons, John C. Baskfield and his wife, Brenda, of Glen Allen, Virginia, Curtis L. Baskfield and his wife, Carolyn, of Glen Allen, Virginia, the Reverend Earl Baskfield and his wife, Cassandra, of Price Edward, Virginia, Carrol Baskfield and his wife, Sharyl, of Chesterfield, Virginia, and Willie R. Baskfield and his wife, Kim, of Richmond, Virginia; six devoted daughters, Hazel B. Matthews of Atlanta, Georgia, Mary B. Fortune and her husband, Ashland, of Louisa, Virginia, Elsie B. Lewis and her husband, Roynal, of Bremo Bluff, Virginia, Linda B. Lewis of Richmond, Virginia, Adel J. Scarborough and her husband, Carven, of Palmyra, Virginia, and Alease B. Johnson and her husband, Brian, of Chester, Virginia; an honorary daughter, Ruth Maxey of Bremo Bluff, Virginia; a special friend, Gladys Anderson; 22 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, seven sisters-in-law, seven brothers-in-law and a host of extended family and friends.
Carrol will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family received friends Friday, August 20, 2010, at Sheridan Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 21, 2010, at Fluvanna Middle School, 9172 James Madison Highway, Fork Union, Virginia 23055.
The repast was held at Columbia Baptist Church, Rivanna Street, Columbia, Virginia 23038.
Arrangements entrusted to Sheridan Funeral Home, 6093 Venable Road, Kents Store, VA 23084.
Published in the Daily Progress on August 19, 2010
Created by: Andie Parrish
Record added: Aug 19, 2010
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