JAMES R. BASSHAM, JR, age 61. Beloved husband of 41 years to Christine (nee Cipolla). Loving father of Sarah and James III. Cherished grandfather of Christopher Keen Jr., Sophia and Jimmy IV. Dearest son of James Sr. and the late Betty Kresila. Dear brother of Paul, Cheri Provenzale (Paul), Missy Schuld (Tom), Michael (deceased), Lisa Burke (Louis) and Sam Beck (Chris). Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. U. S. Navy Veteran. Celebration of Life Service Monday January 11, 2021 at the funeral home 11:00AM. Interment Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. The family will receive friends (while practicing social distancing and the use of masks) MONDAY 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).
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