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Andrew

Basham, Sr.

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September 22, 2009

ANDREW BASHAM, SR. Andrew Eugene Basham, Sr., 90, of 5614 Johnson Creek Road, died,Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at his residence. He was born June 1, 1919 at Laurel Branch, West Virginia, a son of the late James D. and Addie Carter Basham. Mr. Basham served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. He retired in 1981 from MeadWestvaco in the Boiler House after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Hoke Chapel United Methodist Church where he served as a Board member, usher and member of the Hoke Chapel Men's Club. He was a member of the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Sartain Basham in 1991 ; a daughter Kathy Basham 1970 and also by two sisters and one brother. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Andrew E. Basham, Jr. and his wife Beverly of Sumter, SC; three daughters, Shelia White and Francine Basham, both of Covington and Mary Mullins and her husband, Carl, of Hot Springs; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Elroy and Christine Basham of Covington and Otmer and Ann Basham of High Point, NC and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Friday at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Rodden officiating, assisted by the Rev. Lynn Wright. The interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery with graveside rites being conducted by the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033, VFW. Friends may pay their respects at anytime at Arritt Funeral Home and the family will receive their friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at the funeral home. Memorial Information Memorials may be made ot either Dunlap Fire & Rescue Dept., 4115 Midland Trail , Covington, VA 24426 or Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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