Edward Roderick Basque of Navasota/Houston, Texas, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in Bryan, Texas.
Born in Canada, Edward was the son of the late Wilfred Basque and the late Bridget McCormick of Dalhousie, New Brunswick. He is survived by brothers and sisters: Lloyd (Francine) of Dalhousie, N.B., Shirley (Harry) of Montreal, Qc., Lomer (Sylvia) of Dalhousie, N.B., Dorothy Ann (John) of Halifax, N.S., Franceen (Rod) of Tullahoma, TN, Ronald of Halifax, N.S., Reginald of Ottawa, ON, and was preceded in death by siblings Eileen and Leonard. He also leaves behind cousins, nieces, and nephews who will always remember his kind, loving and generous spirit.
For the past 32 years, Edward had been a proud resident of Texas. He was an accomplished chef, an avid tennis player, a passionate financial investor and, as of late, he was the Ranch Manager of “Myers Cattle and Land” of Navasota. He formed a close friendship with the Carroll Myers family of Navasota and Houston.
There will be a memorial service for friends and family at the Miramont Country Club, One Miramont Blvd., Bryan, Texas, on Sunday, August 1, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association in memory of Edward Basque would be greatly appreciated.