Douglas F. Basnett

July 12, 1942 - June 25, 2013

Mr. Douglas F. Basnett, age 71 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Mary's Health Center. Doug was born on July 12, 1942, in Jefferson City, Mo., to Raymond L. and Clara E. Extam Basnett. A lifelong resident of the central Missouri area, Doug was employed with the Missouri Highway Department for 11 years. He later worked as a foreman at Quaker Windows for 16 years until his retirement. Doug cherished time fishing and hunting with his son, Michael. He was also an avid St. Louis Cardinal's fan and loved playing softball in his younger years. During his free time, he also enjoyed puzzles. Survivors include: one son, Michael Basnett of Jefferson City, Mo.; and one brother, Elmer Basnett and his wife Rose of Holts Summit, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Mary E. Bryant; and three brothers, Raymond Basnett, Michael Basnett, and Daniel Basnett. A celebration of Doug's life will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Douglas Basnett Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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