Jewell F. Basinger of Leasburg, Missouri was born on June 13, 1936 to Jewell and Frances (Campbell) Basinger and passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the age of 83 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewell and Frances Basinger; and two daughters in infancy, Sharon and Laura Basinger.
He is survived by his wife Betty (Talley) Basinger of Leasburg, Missouri; two children, Dean Basinger and wife Dottie of Bourbon, Missouri and Debbie Spurgeon and husband Mark of Sullivan, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth Henn and husband Andy of Bourbon, Missouri, Jennifer Ahrens (Justin Hunicke) of Bourbon, Missouri, Deana Gebhard and husband Mike of Pacific, Missouri, Sean Basinger and wife Denea of Sullivan, Missouri, Jimmy Spurgeon of Union, Missouri, Justin Spurgeon and wife Tina of Villa Ridge, Missouri, Jeremy Spurgeon and wife Amanda of Union, Missouri and Kristen Fiedler and husband Josh of Sullivan, Missouri; 16 great grandchildren, Silas, Dominick, Jetta, John, J.C., Prudence, Ethan, Ella, Kendra, Landon, Lexis, Devin, Abby, Vincent, Paxton and Maiya; two sisters, Christeen Karleskint and husband Jack of Sedalia, Missouri and June Harman and husband Eddie of California, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 4:30-8 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Sullivan Family Worship Center in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Duncan Skiles officiating.
Interment was in the Lea Cemetery, Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.