Leon Baskerville

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Leon G. Baskerville, 71, of Independence, Iowa, died Saturday morning, June 12, 2010, at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence following a short illness.
Leon was born on January 27, 1939, in Earlville, Iowa the son of George L. and Amelia I. (Gibbs) Baskerville. He was a 1956 graduate of the Oneida Schools, and was married to Patsy L. Eddy on November 14, 1964 in Independence, Iowa. Leon was employed as the manager at the Derby Service Station and owned and operated the Lake and Land Sporting Goods Store in Manchester, Iowa prior to becoming a computer technician with the Computer Store in Independence. He is survived by his wife Patsy Baskerville, two children Amy Baskerville, Thedford, NE., and John Baskerville, Clermont, Fla. He was preceded by his parents, a brother; LeRoy John Baskerville, and a sister; Yvonne Peasley. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday, June 17, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church, Independence with Rev. Dennis Bailey officiating. Burial will be in the Wilson Cemetery, Independence. Friends may call from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence and from 12 Noon till services Thursday at the church. To leave an on-line condolence please go to www.reifffuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 14 to June 17, 2010