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Retired Rockwell engineer
Robert A. Bassford, 75, of Alamogordo, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at his home.
Mr. Bassford was born June 5, 1934, in Lincoln County. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired engineer from Rockwell International.
Survivors include a son, Terry Bassford, and his wife, Lillian, of Tularosa; two daughters, Cindy Jimison and her husband, Eddy, of Bakersfield, Calif., and Deanna Neale, of Alamogordo; six grandchildren, Benjamin Bennett and his wife, Tamara, and Adam Bennett, all of Portland, Ore., Ashley Neale and her husband, Peter Robles, and Brandon Neale, all of Alamogordo, and Aaron and Taylor Jimison, both of Bakersfield, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Zachary Bennett, of Portland, and Gabriel and Ariana Robles, of Alamogordo; and a brother, Bill Bassford, and his wife, Ernestine, of Las Cruces.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Eva Lopez Bassford, in 2003, and a sister, Mary Whitney.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Bryant Hausfeld, O.F.M., as celebrant.
Cremation and services are under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News on Sept. 30, 2009
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