Basil Edward Frost
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Basil Edward Frost, passed away on February 21, 2014. Basil was born in Springfield, MO, on September 2, 1942. After graduating high school, Basil proudly enlisted and served in the U.S. Army, and was proud of his flag and country. In 1969 he married Suzie (Marilyn) White. He worked for many years with his brother at Frost Sporting Goods and served on several boards of charities in the Springfield area. He was on the Board of Directors for the Springfield Boys and Girls Club, Campfire and Good Samaritan Boys Ranch.
Basil was preceded in death by his mother Neva Frost, father Bernie Frost and his sister Madeline Johns.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn "Suzie", 3 children; Mark (Jenni) January, Christa (Frost) Bennett, Kent (Carolyn) Frost, 5 grandchildren; Marabelle, Maya, Avery, Ayden and Cameron. He is also survived by his siblings, Bonus Frost, Erma Clines, Carmon Dodds, Helma Hash and Janice Dodds.
Visitation will be 6-8 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2014, in Greenlawn Funeral Home South. Funeral Mass services will be at 1 pm Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with burial to follow in Hazelwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a trust fund has been set up for the Frost grandchildren through Guaranty Federal Bank.
Greenlawn Funeral Home South - Springfield
441 West Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807
Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 23, 2014