sunrayHENDERSON, Ky. - Thomas (Tom) Clay Baskett, 90, of Robards, Ky passed away Monday July 22, 2013 at 1:39 AM at Methodist Hospital.

He was born in Evansville, IN to Tom and Virginia (Nunn) Baskett on March 4, 1923.

He was a retired plumber having started T. Baskett and Sons Plumbing in the 1960s. Tom was a member of Niagara Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge #64 in Evansville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Joy (Howard) Baskett and 1 sister Virginia Mueth, and daughter-in-law Susan Baskett.

He is survived by 3 daughters: Joy Gail Gish and husband Larry of Niagara, Debbie Lincoln and husband Nels of North Lawrence, NY, Rita Parker and husband Keith of Henderson; 2 Sons: Tommy Baskett and wife Marilyn of Poole; Ted Baskett of Niagara; 1 sister: Betsy Embry of Henderson; 2 brothers: Hugh Baskett of Indianapolis, IN, Rudy Baskett of Destin, FL; 14 Grandchildren; 24 Great-grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be 1:00 PM Thursday July 25, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel.
Pastor Rick Nollman will officiate.

Burial will be in Nunn Cemetery in Niagara, Ky.

Visitation will be Wednesday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Thursday 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Masonic services will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Nunn Cemetery Fund C/O Larry Gish 7724 Griffin Griffin Rd., Robards, KY 42452.

Pallbearers will be Scott Baskett, Brian Baskett, Chris Gish, Ted Baskett, Chad Parker, John Roberts, Chris Green and Johnnie Hurst.

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