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In Memory of

Robert Eugene Baskett

January 8, 1925 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


Robert Eugene Baskett was born January 8, 1925 in Ewing, NE, and passed away March 29, 2015 in Richardson, TX.

After serving his country in the US Navy during World War II, Bob went on to earn a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting with Honors from SMU. His experience with accounting led him from Price Waterhouse, to the US Treasury Dept, and then later to working as a stock trader and real estate investor. He was an avid golfer, and a member of the Lakewood County Club since 1972.

Bob...

Robert Eugene Baskett was born January 8, 1925 in Ewing, NE, and passed away March 29, 2015 in Richardson, TX.

After serving his country in the US Navy during World War II, Bob went on to earn a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting with Honors from SMU. His experience with accounting led him from Price Waterhouse, to the US Treasury Dept, and then later to working as a stock trader and real estate investor. He was an avid golfer, and a member of the Lakewood County Club since 1972.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Walter Eugene Baskett; mother, Isabelle M. Conger; and his step-father, George Bowdich.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Maurine Caughron Baskett; son, Stephen West Baskett and wife Cecile; son, Mark Robert Baskett and wife Cheryl; son, Jonathan Paul Baskett and wife Jill; half-brother, John Bowdich and wife Judy; and grandchildren, Amanda Rose, Devon Maurine, Charles Robert, Lauren Elizabeth, and Caroline Renee Baskett; step-grandchildren, William David and Cody James Norris; and great-grandchildren, Gwenyth Maurine and Ellery Carroll Paldi.

In lieu of flowers, you may remember Bob with a donation to his church: Cathedral Church of St. Matthew, 5100 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75206.