Basil L. Barga

October 25, 1920December 2, 2012

Basil L. Barga age 92 of Versailles, Ohio passes away at 1:10 P.M. on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Versailles Health Care Center. Basil was born October 25, 1920 in Darke County to the late Louis N. & Eleanora C. (Goubeaux) Barga. Basil is survived by his brothers, Vitalus Barga of Greenville and Mark John Barga of Bradford; sisters, Rita Borland of Sidney and Iva Wion of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Basil is also preceded in death by his brothers, Norbert, Martin, Paul, Noah, Leo and Bernard “Jake” Barga; and sisters, Cecilia Gasson, Agnes Kissinger, Lucy Petitjean, Beatrice Barga and Clara Subler. Basil served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from Hobart Brothers in Troy with 46 years of service. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent officiating. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2012

Basil L. Barga

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Bev (Mangen) Wombolt

December 9, 2012

I will never forget the bear stories Basil told us when we were kids. I took my kids out to see Basil many times so they could hear some of the stories I grew up with.

God bless you Basil, your pearls of wisdom with remain with me for the rest of my life.

December 5, 2012

I worked with basil at Hobert's he good worker and a lot of fun Larry Stanley