Rannie C. Basham, 95, of Grandview, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Livermore, Kentucky, on July 25, 1925, to the late Edd C. Basham and Mary E. (Smith) Basham.
Rannie served in the United States Army from December 1943 until February 1946 in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
He had been a mechanic and supervisor with the Daviess County School Corporation.
Rannie is survived by his children, Scott A. Basham and his wife, Deana, of Grandview, Randy C. Lindsey and his wife, Leanne, of Martin, TN, and David W. Basham of Owensboro, KY; his grandchildren, Marye Abdulla, Amanda Lindsey, Chassy Beebe, Maggie Lindsey, Bergen Lindsey, Keshia Basham, Bryan Basham, and Benjamin Basham; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Basham; his children, Janet D. Basham Payne, Dwain L. Basham and Linda Sue Basham Bradshaw; his granddaughter, Krysten D. Lindsey; and his siblings, Carline Basham Millay, Harold E. Basham and Ray G. Basham.
Services for Rannie Basham will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 2, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with Pastor Carl Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, January 1, and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at http://www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.