VERSAILLES - Basil L. Barga, 92, of Versailles, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Versailles Health Care Center.
Basil was born Oct. 25, 1920, in Darke County to the late Louis N. and Eleanora C. (Goubeaux) Barga.
Basil is survived by his brothers, Vitalus Barga of Greenville and Mark John Barga of Bradford; sisters, Rita Borland of Sidney and Iva Wion of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Basil also is preceded in death by his brothers, Norbert, Martin, Paul, Noah, Leo and Bernard "Jake" Barga; and sisters, Cecilia Gasson, Agnes Kissinger, Lucy Petitjean, Beatrice Barga and Clara Subler.
Basil served in the U.S. Army
during World War II
. He retired from Hobart Brothers in Troy with 46 years of service.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with the Rev. Fr. David Vincent officiating. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran's Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Veteran's Honor Guard. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com