William R Baskerville, Sr.

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William R Baskerville, Sr.

Birthplace: United States
Death: February 07, 2006 (78)
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Memphis, Tn, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Baskerville and Emily Baskerville
Husband of Private
Father of Private User; Teresa Mays; William R. Baskerville, Jr; Private User and Daryl Baskerville
Brother of Charline Isabel and Private

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About William R Baskerville, Sr.

William Robert Baskerville, Sr. was born on August 27, 1927 in Somerville, Tennessee to the late Robert Baskerville and Emily Flippin Baskerville. He was happy to have been born on his mother Emily’s birthday always proclaiming that he was her “birthday present.” He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. William attended Memphis City Schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1945. In December of 1945, he was drafted into the in US Army. He met his military obligation and received an Honorable Discharge in 1947. After military service, he attended and graduated from Henderson Business College.

William Baskerville united in Holy Matrimony to Ruthie M. Galloway in 1953. This union produced three children.

He was employed by the US Postal Service in 1961 working as a Letter Carrier at Crosstown Station until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers and serviced his Midtown Memphis routes proudly.

William wore a friendly smile and a gentlemanly demeanor throughout his life. Advanced age and health challenges were no obstacle for him. He enjoyed life, cherished his loved ones, and maintained an independent spirit. He always responded when called upon to provide transportation to his family and friends even until the time of his sudden departure from this life on February 7, 2006.

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William R Baskerville, Sr.'s Timeline

August 27, 1927
United States
February 7, 2006
Age 78
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
February 13, 2006
Age 78
Memphis, Tn, Tennessee, United States