BASKIN, ALONZO E.
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Gainesville - Alonzo Earl Baskin, 91, was called home to eternal rest on Friday November 23, 2012 at the V.A. Medical Center Gainesville, FL.
A native of Gainesville, (Bennington Community) FL., Mr. Baskin was a retired U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Era. after retirement he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service.
Funeral Service for Mr. Baskin will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, 701 S.E. 43rd Street Gainesville, FL. Rev. Karl V. Smith Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery with Military Honors under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 5th Ave., Gainesville, FL. Visitation is Wednesday at Chestnut Memorial Chapel 2:00 - 7:00 PM and on Thursday at the church one hour before the service.
Mr. Baskin is survived by sister Haywood Baskin (Leo) Ft. Myers, FL; nephews Carl Baskin (Bettye) Virgil Warren, Gainesville, FL. Leroy Baskin, (Joyce) Ft. Myers, FL. Nieces, Eula Mae Daniels, Gainesville, FL., Christine Baskin, Ft. Myers, FL. Philander Way, Jacksonville, FL.; numerous other relatives and caring friends.
The cortege will form at the home of his nephew, Carl A. & Bettye Baskin, 511 N.E. 25th St. at 9:15 a.m..
A Chestnut Service
Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 28 to Nov. 30, 2012