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Basil P. Claypool

Born: Mon., Nov. 11, 1918
Died: Sun., Feb. 17, 2019


Visitation

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.



Funeral Service

4:00 PM Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.


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Basil P. Claypool, 100, of South Buffalo Twp., passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home, Bradford, PA. Basil was born on November 11, 1918, a son of the late Millicent (Marshal) and Simon Claypool. He was preceded in Death by his wife of 60 years Hazel(Renshaw) Claypool who passed in 2001. He was a retired Allegheny Ludlum craneman. He and his family joyfully ran Claypools Christmas tree farm business for many years. Basil’s passions were baseball and hunting. He pitched sandlot baseball in the Freeport area into his 40’s. He was a lifelong member of Union Baptist Church, Cadogan, PA. Basil is survived by his children Karin and James Harrison of Florida NY; Terry and Sally Claypool of Eldred, PA. He is survived by his 3 grandsons, Christopher and Tiffany Harrison, Jamos Claypool, and Quentin Claypool, and a granddaughter Lauren Claypool. He has 2 great grandchildren Keira and Blake Harrison and a multitude of nieces and nephews. Basil was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 4 sisters. Basil was one of our greatest generation who could figure out the problem, fix it, and make it do. Family and friends will be received on Friday, February 22nd from 1-4 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc., 524 High St. in Freeport. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home following the visitation at 4pm with Rev. Mark Davis of Slate Lick United Presbyterian Church, officiating.

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Larry Renshaw
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
I'm very sorry to hear about my uncle Basil. I don't believe there is anything he could not do or would not try. I have learned so much from him over all these years. My condolences to all his family.

Marilyn. Sawdon
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss sending lots of love and prayers love ❤️ you

Barb Beale
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Basil will be missed. He had a great sense of humor. My prayers & sympathy are with the family.

Connie Sutara
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. He was an exceptional person. I always enjoyed talking with him and your Mon at the baseball games at the park.

TOM GLATH
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
ONE OF THE NICEST GUYS I MET IN THE MILL 8-7 DEPT TOOK HIS TIME BREAKING ME IN ON LADDLE CRANE . NEVER GOT EXCITED. MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND MAY THE ANGELS LEAD HIM INTO PASRADISE

Robert J. Hartle
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Terry and Sally
So Sorry for you loss I know what you are going through My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Pattie (Claypool) Brown
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Remembered fondly. Prayers to all.

W.J.
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
To the Family:
The loss of a loved one causes so much pain and grief. It is at a time like this we appreciate the love of family and friends to comfort us. May your family and friends be there for you in the days, weeks and months ahead of you. Find strength and hope also in the promises found at Daniel 12:2; Acts 9:36-41 and Revelation 21:3-5.

Neil and Denise Stewart
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
We will always remember our neighbor and his sweet pup “Apple Jack”...they will be missed! Our neighborhood will never be the same without them. Our prayers and condolences to his family!

Robert D Claypool Jr
   Posted Fri February 22, 2019
Deepest sympathies for all, Basil was a real good man it was an honor to have known him.

Blaine and Lola Pore
   Posted Fri February 22, 2019
We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. We so enjoyed his visits during the time we spent at my dad's and so many hours of conversations about his job. Always had a soft spot in our hearts for him. He was a beautiful person.

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