Carl Eugene Basinger

March 13, 1947July 22, 2013

Carl Eugene Basinger, 66, of Sikeston, died July 22, 2013, at his home. Born March 13, 1947, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Delbert and Ida Jackson Basinger, he was employed by Lape Farms. On July 27, 1990, in Sikeston, he married Peggy Miller, who preceded him in death on October 29, 2009. He also was preceded in death by two brothers and one grandchild. Survivors include: one son, Clayton Eugene Basinger of Sikeston; one brother, Allen Basinger of Sikeston; and five sisters and one brother-in-law, Shirley and Don Wallace of Phoenix, Ariz., Mary Vincent and Mae Stokes, both Sikeston, Wanda Hinshaw of Oran and Ola Poley of LaForge. Also surviving are two grandchildren and one great grandchild. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, until time of the funeral service at 12 noon at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, with Bro. Gary Graham, officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston. Pallbearers will be Chuck Carmack, Paul Harper, Allen Basinger, Jr., Raymond Basinger, Roy Hoskins and Kenny Lucey. Honorary pallbearer will be Clay Lape.

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