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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Saturday October 31st, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Saturday October 31st, 2020

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Calvin Dwight Basham



Mr. Calvin Dwight Basham, age 72, of Old Fort, North Carolina, following a brief battle with cancer, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital in Asheville.  The son of the late Calvin Basham and Rozzena Spurgeon Basham Brumley, he was born in Bend, Oregon on July 29, 1948.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Basham Bridgewater.


An avid bowler, fisherman and an antique collector, Calvin was a proud veteran of the United States Navy where he was part of the Golden Gloves Championship.  He enjoyed socializing with friends and family, especially his son, Christopher.


He is survived by his son, Christopher Calvin Basham (Mary); one daughter, Melinda Paulette Owenby; four brothers, Dwayne Basham (Debbie), David Basham (Kim), Bruce Anderson (Becky) and Danny Brunley (Shelly); two grandchildren, Kristin Phillips and Cole Phillips; and two great grandchildren, Carter and Sunni.


A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service in Marion.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.





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A candle was lit in memory of Calvin Basham

Michelle Frady Nov 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Calvin Basham

Bridget Miller Nov 1 2020 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss! He was a good man & great friend!

Jordan Johnson Oct 31 2020 12:00 AM

Chris so sorry to hear about your loss. Lost my dad this year and the best thing to do is remember all the good time you had together and the love you shared. If there is anything I can do for you let me know. Love you and praying for you.

Freida Rice Oct 30 2020 12:00 AM

Chris, I am sorry for your loss. Jackie Thomas

Jackie thomas Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM

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