Eddie L. Basham, age 76, of Perryville, MD, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, in the Laurelwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, Elkton, MD. Born in Farmington, MD, on March 10, 1933, he was the son of the late Edgar and Aldine (Starkey) Basham. He was a farmer in Rising Sun, MD, a member of North East Fire Company serving as a lieutenant in the fire police, and a member of Janes United Methodist Church, Rising Sun.
Survivors include his loving wife, Evelyn E. Basham of Perryville, MD; his children, Edward L. Basham of Conowingo, MD, and Susan A. Basham of Perryville, MD; two grandsons, Justin and Gary Basham; and two great-grandchildren, Evelyn Marie Basham and Michael Edward Basham, all of Rising Sun, MD. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert L. Basham.
Funeral service will be held Friday, April 17, 2009, at 11 a.m., at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S. Main St., North East, MD, with visitation for family and friends held Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The Rev. Paul Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in Principio Cemetery, Perryville, MD.
Published: April 15, 2009
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