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William "Bill" W. Basnett

William "Bill" W. Basnett

William "Bill" W. Basnett, age 68, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Blessing Hospital. Bill was born on November 13, 1952, in Hannibal, Missouri to William "Bill" and Norma (Hoenes) Basnett.

Bill owned and operated his own car dealership called "Bill's $4,999 and Under" for many years. Bill loved working and devoted much of his time to running the business.

Bill is survived by his mother, Norma Basnett of Quincy; his beloved partner, Melissa Hamilton of Quincy; two daughters, Cassie Rapert of Franklin, TN and Nicole Yannizzi of Springfield, MO; his brother, Sheldon Basnett (Carolyn) of West Bloomfield, MI; his sister, Valeria Hubbard (Stephen) of Pinson, AL; and four grandchildren, Cameron P. Rapert, Riley E. Rapert, Emma B. Yannizzi and Ellie R. Yannizzi.

Bill was preceded in death by his father.

Cremation has been accorded to Bill. A celebration of Bill's life will be held at the Twin Oaks Club (2707 Bonansinga Dr) on Saturday, October 9th from 5:00 until 9:00 P.M. The Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Tami Darnell
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My deepest condolences, Bill was a wonderful man, a great reiki master! Prayers for strength and comfort to family and friends. RIP BILL
From:
Gaye Richmiller
Mendon, IL
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Sorry to hear of Bill passing. He was a very nice guy. Prayers for his family.
From:
dick & pat wentura
Quincy, IL
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Dear Basnett Family,
With much sadness we learn of Bill's death. Bill was a great professional salesman and we truly appreciate the years that he worked for us at our automobile dealership.
Dick & Pat Wentura
From:
Daniel Stegeman
Four Seasons, MO
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Dear Basnett Family
Bill was an incredible salesman,a man who lived life!!! May he RIP... I wish the family my deepest sympathy. Steggy
From:
Bob and Christi May
Quincy, IL
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Norma and family, our sincere sympathy to you on Bill's passing. We will keep toy in our prayers.
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Sheldon and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Vic & Carolyn Wiseman
Branson, MO
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We’re so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. He was a Superb salesman and a great person. I worked with him at Coleman Motors and he always kept the day alive with his dedication and excellent sense of humor. In later years we tried to purchase a few autos from him and he always drove a hard bargain! One of a kind for sure!! RIP Billy
From:
Beckie and Duane Bean
Quincy, IL
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The picture you chose captures Bill’s personality perfectly. Full of life and mischief. He was a great guy and we have many wonderful memories of time spent together over the years. Our condolences for your loss.
From:
Neal Coleman
QUINCY, IL
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I had the pleasure of working with Bill he will always be remembered.
From:
Dave Pellman
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Very sad to hear Bill had passed away. Great guy!! I have known Bill since I was very young and always looked up to Bill since Sheldon and I went to grade school together. Rest in piece my friend!!