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Archibald Calhoun "Archie" Bashlor, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1902
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1954
Goliad County
Texas, USA

Note: As of today,Feb 14, 2015 (Valentines Day) GrandPa Bashlor's Death Certificate has been found !!
Now, to send a copy of it to my Mother(his Daughter) and his Son (my Uncle, Archie,Jr.) They both have never seen or had a copy of it !!


Grandpa Bashlor Married My Grandma
Margaret Beverly Rhodes
Aug. 24,1929
She was 15 1/2 Yrs. old and He was 27 Yrs. old

Grandpa and Grandma Divorced in 1945
Florida Divorce Index 1927-2001
Hillsborough County
Certificate Number 17617


My Grandpa Bashlor never remarried

But my GrandMother did.


My Grandpa Bashlor was working for The Salvation Army in Houston,TX as a Chef/Laborer/Cook.
He was driving a Salvation Army truck with food supplies. He was involved in an accident,a propane tank in the back of the truck exploded,the truck caught fire and turned over,he had 3rd degree burns and died in the hospital.My GrandMother and Family was not notified in time before he died.The Salvation Army paid his burial expenses.The accident happened just outside of Houston,Texas (Goliad,TX.,Now part of the Metropolitan Area of Victoria,TX.)in July 26,1954.


God took the strength of a mountain,
The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagle's flight,
The joy of a morning in spring,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need,
Then God combined these qualities,
When there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so, He called it ... Dad

~~Author Unknown.~~


Note: At this time there is not a Marker or Headstone for my GrandPa Bashlor . But I have the wheels turning to get a Marker for him, since he is a World War II Veteran.The Veterans Administration will have one made up at No Charge and sent to the Cemetery Office. The only Charge is a "Setting Fee" charged by the Cemetery for placing it in the ground at his grave site.

Family links: 
  James William Bashlor (1878 - 1938)
  Sarah Elizabeth Norton Friddell (1881 - 1946)
  Margaret Beverly Rhodes Mathews (1914 - 2002)
  William Howard Bashlor (1932 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 54 , Lot 442 , Space 4
Created by: J.R. Richardson
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88455551
Archibald Calhoun Archie Bashlor, Sr
Added by: J.R. Richardson
Archibald Calhoun Archie Bashlor, Sr
Added by: J.R. Richardson
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Happy Angel Day in Heaven. I Love You GrandPa Bashlor, J. R.
- J.R. Richardson
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
Happy Father's Day, Gran'Pa, Love Ya, "J.R."
- J.R. Richardson
 Added: Jun. 17, 2013
Merry Christmas Grandpa, And a Glorious New Year, Love You Grandpa,Rest in Peace,Your Grandson "J.R."
- J.R. Richardson
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
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