MOUNDS, Ill. — Harold D. Basham, 85, of Mounds died at 1:27 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
He was a retired truck driver from Anna State Hospital and served as a Pulaski County chief deputy sheriff. He was a member of Caledonia Masonic Lodge 47 AF/AM of Olive Branch and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mounds.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie (McDonough) Basham. His parents were Dave Basham and Eva (Basham) Basham.
Survivors include two sons, Stan Basham of Mounds and Joe David Basham of Metropolis; one daughter, Linda Jones of Mounds; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and several stepgrandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home, Villa Ridge with the Rev. Buddy Walls officiating. Burial will follow in Cypress Masonic Cemetery in Cypress.
Friends may call between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association or Heart Association.