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Richard Bassett

December 30, 1961 — March 26, 2022

Richard Bassett

MORTON – Richard L. Bassett, 60, of Morton, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022, at his home.

He was born on December 30, 1961, in Peoria, to Gerald and Phyllis (Pelton) Bassett. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Bassett on November 2, 2006. He was also preceded in death by his father and stepdaughter, Shayna Stimeling.

Surviving are mother, Phyllis Bassett of Morton; brother, John (Teresa) Bassett; sister, Linda (Phillip) Stebbins; two stepdaughters, Tia Stimeling and Kayla Stimeling; girlfriend, Holly Hundt; six nieces and nephews.

Richard worked at Komatsu and Precision Planting.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 4, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Pastor Bob See officiating. Burial will take place at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to T.A.P.S.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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