Nicholas "Nick" L. Basha

May 25, 1961January 5, 2013
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Nicholas (Nick) Louis Basha, 51, of Spruce Street in Martinsville, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Queens, New York on May 25, 1961 to Louis B. and Anastasia Sofolarides Basha, both deceased. He was a graduate of Martinsville High School and was employed by the Henry County School System as a bus driver. He was of the Greek Orthodox faith. Nick was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Amvets, Elks Club and Fontaine Ruritan Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Murray Behar Basha.

He is survived by his wife, Geneva H. Basha of Collinsville; two sisters, Victoria Basha Terrell of Cascade and Barbara Basha Arthur of Martinsville; one step-son, Eddie Huffman of Collinsville and one step-grandson; nieces and nephews (God-Children), George Terrell, Nicole Arthur, Michael Arthur, Steven Arthur, Elaina Terrell and Anna Arthur.

The funeral service will be held Monday, January 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Christ Episcopal Church with interment to follow in Roselawn Burial Park.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville and other times at the residence on Spruce Street in Martinsville or Maple Drive in Collinsville. You may express condolences on line at


  • Funeral Service Monday, January 14, 2002
  • Visitation Thursday, January 10, 2013

Nicholas "Nick" L. Basha

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Cindy W.

November 15, 2013

Nick is remembered fondly by many, and I offer condolences to his loved ones. May he rest in peace.

Dena Bonniwell

November 14, 2013

I just found out about Nick's passing. I went to high school with him and though I didn't know him well, I know he was highly thought of by his classmates. God bless.

Deanie Young

January 16, 2013

Nick...One of a kind very special guy, love you forever, miss you forever....

Robin Rigney

January 12, 2013

There are no words to express how much I feel for all that you have gone through in the past two weeks. The loss of your mother and then Nick has just been earth shattering to all of us. I hope it helps you to know that all who knew them are hurting with you and are here for you in any way that you need us. Your family is in my prayers and I hope you will call if there is anything I can do for you. God bless you all.

Evangelo Caplanson

January 11, 2013

To Vickie, Barbara and children of both, there are no words to describe the grief that Barbara and I share with you over the loss of dear Nick and your mom over the last two weeks. May they both rest in peace. God Bless.
Uncle Van

Robert Hawkes

January 10, 2013

To the Basha family We are so sorry to hear the passing of Nick, We went to school together thru the years after the family moved to Martinsville He was a very nice person to know may God be with you and family. IN his service Robert and Debbie Hawkes

Pat { P } Padgett

January 9, 2013

Just wanted to let you know like I've ALWAYS SAID, YOU'VE been a Brother, a Wonderful Friend, someone whom I Loved with all my heart and is/was VERY SPECIAL to me. You will ALWAYS be " VERY SPECIAL" to me. I WILL hold YOU FOREVER in MY heart, Nick. RIP My Friend... Most of all, " I LOVE YOU ".

January 9, 2013

So sorry about Mr. Basha. We at Cunningham Tire will miss him. He was a valued customer. God bless

P Hollandsworth

January 9, 2013

I'm sorry to hear this. I knew Nick when he drove for BRS.

Mary Ann Witt

January 9, 2013

Rest in Peace. Miss you friend.