GLASGOW – Oris “Gene” Eugene Basil, 84, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the NHC health care center. He was a son of the late Oris Stanford Basil and Nellie Walden Basil. He was a US Army veteran.
He is survived by his children, Sherry Combs (Bobby), Rita Shaw, Jeffery Basil, Sherry Ballard, Tina Shugart (Jimmy), Tracy Matthews (Luke), Devona Smith (David), Eric Bullington (Linda), Jason Simmons (Rekita), Crystal Simmons, Shyanna Bullington; five grandchildren, Chris Combs, Kara Basil, Casey Basil, Katie Reece, and Tiffany Shaw; several great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Rosetta Kerney Basil; one grandson, Teddy Ray Shaw; four brothers, Leroy Basil, Troy Basil, Ray Basil, and James Basil; four sisters, Bertha Matthews, Margie Houchens, Virginia Bunell, and Deloris Sexton.
Funeral will be at 1:00 pm Monday, June 12, 2023, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm Sunday and after 9:00 am Monday until time for services.