Wesley Allen Bassett, 67, of Fresno, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Friday, April 12, 1946, in Coshocton, to the late William and Nettie (Gray) Bassett.
He was a graduate of Coshocton High School. He served in the Ohio National Guard from 1963 until 1964 and then the US Army from 1964 until 1967, and returned to the Ohio National Guard serving from 1970 until 1992. He retired from Dominion Transmission Inc. of Gilmore in 2004. He was a member of the NRA.
On Saturday, Sept. 12, 1970, he married Barbara (Durbin) Bassett, who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Eric Bassett of Fresno, Jared (Lori) Bassett of Newcomerstown; one daughter, Amy (William) Neal of New Philadelphia; five grandchildren; three sisters, Sue (Kenny Lippencott) Dovenbarger of Coshocton, Nancy (Tom) Jacobs of St. Mary's, Ga., Barbara Howell of Hudson, Fla.; one brother, Tim (Martha) Bassett of Coshocton.
Services were Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with Pastor Robert Main officiating.
Burial was in West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave., New
Philadelphia, OH 44663.
Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.