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Robert J. Bashore, 84, of Bath, passed away June 26, 2017. He was born May 5, 1933 in Lansing, MI to Orville and Betty (O'Brien) Bashore. He graduated from Resurrection High School in 1951.
Bob proudly served his country for 4 years in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. After discharge he worked with his dad as a brick mason contractor. Later he had his own contracting business for many years. Bob loved hunting, fishing, genealogy, and financial investing. He was a longtime member of the Catholic Community of St. Jude.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Rita; 4 sons, Keith (Kristy), Gerald (Laura), Craig (Lynn), Eric (Kayti); brother, James (Martha) Bashore; 9 grandchildren (plus one deceased); 1 great grandson; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive visitors Thursday June 29 from 5-8 pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Washington St., DeWitt. A Rosary will be prayed Thursday at 7:30 pm. A Funeral Mass will take place Friday June 30 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior at the Catholic Community of St. Jude, 801 N. Bridge St., DeWitt. Rev. Robert Irish will officiate. Those desiring may make contributions in memory of Bob to the Church Building Fund. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lansing. Memories and condolences may be shared at