Ray Luther Bashaw, 87, of Flat Rock, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2009 at the home of his niece and her husband, Jean and Guy Pressley, with whom he had lived for the past seven years.
Born in Elizabeth, IL, he was the son of the late Ernest Lloyd Bashaw and Bertha Lasetta Faust Bashaw. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Kenneth Bashaw and Wayne Bashaw.
He was a lifelong farmer in Illinois and of the Lutheran faith.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Ruth Bashaw, and his nieces and nephews, David (Helen) Bashaw; Dianne (Brian) Wilcox; Jean (Guy) Pressley; Lloyd (Cathy) Bashaw; Johnny (Kim) Bashaw; and Cathy (Paul) Banegas.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Illinois.