It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Basil Laverne Richardson at Bluewater Health on Thursday, November 22, 2012. Basil went home to be with his Lord and Saviour. Beloved husband of Venita. Loving father of Judy (Chris) Williams, Rhonda Cox, Robin (Clarence) Rosevear, Laurel (Kurt) Branstetter. Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Tabitha (David), Leah, Chris, Amy, Ben, Rebecca, Andrea, Charlie, Mason and Lizzie. Basil is survived by siblings Ray (Elaine), Roland (Shirley), Rosemary (Bob), Eleanor (Fred), Frank (Lynn), Pat, Betty and Inez. He is predeceased by his parents Donald and Shirley Richardson, his first wife Audrey (2002), brothers Tom (Rose), Chub, Mac and Sep, and son-in-law Steve. Cremation has taken place. At Basil’s request no services will be held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Braeside Pentecostal Camp, 110 East River Road, Paris, ON, N3L 3E1 (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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