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William Henry Baswell

of Little Rock, AR, 1938 - 2022

William Baswell, 84, of Little Rock was called home to his Heavenly Father on October 29th, 2022. He was born to Ethel and William Baswell.
William began his career in optical business delivering glasses to eye doctors on his bicycle for Bausch + Lomb. He ended his career as a dispensing optician for Deer Optical at the age of 70. In his spare time you would find him fishing or playing his guitar.
He married the love of his life, Kathleen, and together they had four children, Diana Johnston (Kevin), Donna Battistone (Frank), Billy Baswell (Renee), Wade Baswell; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren, all of whom survive him. He was preceded in death by four half brothers and three half sisters.
He leaves behind a wonderful friend and fishing buddy, Jim Walker and a dearly beloved friend since fourth grade, SC Archer, the last survivor of the 12th St. Gang.
Funeral services will be Friday, November 4, 2022 at 10 a.m., Brother Ed Hinkson of Hebron Baptist Church officiating. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until time of service at Pinecrest Funeral Home, 7401 HWY 5 N, Alexander, Ark. 72002. Immediately following the service, burial will be at Harmony Cemetery in Williams Junctions, Ark.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Baswell family.

Published November 2, 2022

Pinecrest Funeral Home
7401 Highway 5 North, Alexander, AR
Phone: 501-847-0265