Walter Roy Baskett

walter baskett

October 7, 1928 ~ October 25, 2012

Walter Roy Baskett Jr., went to the Lord Thursday, October 25, surrounded by loved ones. Visitation will be held Friday, October 26, at Cozart Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 27, at 11 am at the First Baptist Church Flynn. Brother Dwain Pollard will preside over the services. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery. Services entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home.

Walter Baskett, Jr. was born October 7, 1928 in Dallas, TX to his parents Walter Roy Sr. and Annie Mae (Steel) Baskett. Walter was a high school graduate and is married to Kay Fleming Baskett. After the Air Force he went to work as a construction engineer for Brown & Root Construction Company. He was a member of the Scottish Rite and was also a 32nd Degree Master Mason. Roy was also a member of the American Legion. Walter loved to photograph wildlife and working with his hands building. He was preceded in death by both parents and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife Kay Baskett; a son Walter Roy Baskett, III and wife Diana of Houston; a daughter Paula Kay Sony and husband Don of Flynn; a sister Shirley Fay Dlugosh and husband Fred; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

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