April 20, 1928 – May 11, 2020

Sam Charles Basil, 92, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on Monday May 11, 2020 at his home.

Sam was born in Follansbee, WV on April 20, 1928 a son of the late Anthony and Grace Basil. He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Basil, and children Toni Lynn Basil and Jerry Brewer.

He is survived by his wife Mary “Shook” Basil (Bradley) and son Paul Basil, two granddaughters and three great grandchildren.

Sam graduated from Follansbee High School and attended West Virginia University. Sam was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Japan from 1946-1948. Also, he was an eagle scout and a member of the Alpha Phi Delta fraternity. He worked as a hairdresser in Steubenville, Ohio, Las Vegas, Nevada and Phoenix, Arizona.