COMANCHE — Graveside services for Robert Earl “Bob” Basham Jr. will be at 10:30 a.m. today in the Newburg Cemetery in Comanche County, with the Rev. Gerald Burns officiating.

Comanche Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements. Lunch will be at the family home following the funeral service.

    He died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Abilene.

    He was born on Dec. 22, 1928, in Westbrook, to Robert E and Mary (Harman) Basham. On March 9, 1947, he was married to Billie Jean Dorn in Colorado City. He was a farmer.

    Survivors include his wife, Billie Jean Basham of Comanche; son, Jim Bob Basham and wife Jackie of Dublin; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren. 

    He was preceded in death by his son, Donnie Basham; and daughter-in-law, Lou Ann Basham.