Donald Gilbert Stetson

10/27/1947 - 07/28/2014 Obituary
Donald Gilbert Stetson Obituary
Visitation will be held at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles St) on Sunday, August 3, 2014 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Basham Funeral Care Chapel on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Donald Gilbert Stetson was born 1947 in Fort Smith, AR to Frank and Billie Stetson. He moved to Bakersfield in 1964 where he met his wife of 49 years Cherrie Tidwell, they had three sons. Don worked as a Correctional Officer in Tehachapi for 32 years, he retired in 2001.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Billie Keller; father, Frank Stetson; son, Stanley Stetson; grandson, Bryan James Stetson. He is survived by his wife, Cherrie Stetson; son, Donald Joe Stetson and wife Michelle of Biloxi, Miss.; son, Bryan Lee Stetson of Aberdeen, WA; three granddaughters, one grandson, one great granddaughter, mother in law, Alice Tidwell; sister and brother in law, David and Patsy King of OK; brother, Mark Stetson of Idaho and many more loved ones. He loved his beagle Daisy. He will be missed by all. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 2, 2014
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