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Richard P Bashelor Sr.

August 1, 1935 ~ July 17, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Richard P. Bashelor Sr. passed away peacefully in his home on July 17, 2023, surrounded by family.

He was born on August 1, 1935, in Capitol Heights, MD, the son of the late Earl Bashelor and Annie Dell Daugherty.

Richard served in the United States Navy and the US Marines as a Medic 1st MAR Div (Reinf) FMF, Camp Pendleton, Ca. Richard carried two seabags, FMF, one for the US Navy and one for the Marines.

He was awarded a Good Conduct Award, National Defense Service Medal, and a Navy Occupational Service Medal with Clasp. He was honorably discharged in 1961.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Catherine Bashelor, son, Richard P Bashelor Jr. of Texas, daughters, Karen Dayton (Fulton) of Texas, Earlene Bashelor Mayhorn of Cambridge, MD, bonus daughter, Christine Jones (Cory) of Bridgeville, DE, and sisters, Caroline Bell and Renee Matlock, both of Texas, as well as many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald Bashelor, James Bashelor, and Daniel Bashelor, and sisters, Ann Petit, Libby Mason, and JoAnn Bashelor.

Richard was an active member of Crossroad Community Church of Georgetown, DE.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 28, 2023, at 11:00 AM, with a visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown, DE.  Immediately following services in church, internment will take place at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, DE.

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July 28, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Crossroad Community Church
20684 State Forest Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947

Funeral Service
July 28, 2023

11:00 AM
Crossroad Community Church
20684 State Forest Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947


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