WELLINGTON-Kevin Leonard "Gruusome" Basso, age 54, passed away Feb. 9, 2014 in Provo, while surrounded by family.
He was born Dec. 20, 1959 in Price to Ann Naillon and Jimmy Basso.
Kevin was a longtime resident of Carbon County and graduate of Carbon High School. He shared a great love for the outdoors. His favorite past times were hunting, camping, fishing, and hill climbing in his truck, "Irene" with his good friends and family.
Kevin was never one to sit around. He liked to keep busy, either by working in his yard or on his truck. He was an amazing individual, whose personality and quick witt touched the hearts of many. Kevin loved to make everyone laugh and was a friend to all. He was a wonderful father and he loved his children and grandchildren more than anything.
He married his best friend in 2007 and loved her with everything that he had. Kevin shared a special bond with his mother and he loved her dearly. He was the best son and brother that anybody could ask for. He will be dearly missed by all.
Survived by his mother, Ann Byerly; sisters, Debbie Diamanti, Carol (Kent) Marsing; brother, Tony Basso; children, Amber Basso, Ashley (Gary) Daniels, Amanda (John) Parry, Kevin Basso Jr., Jessica Edgell, Kayden Basso, Brayden Basso; nephews, Jaydon Freeze, Ashton Freeze; and his beloved wife, Melyssa; grandkids, Kyle Jensen, Marquee Jensen, Donavin Daniels, HaiLee Daniels, Nevaeh Daniels; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Preceded in death by his son, Dustin "Bean" Basso; father, Jimmy Basso; and grandparents, Ben and Juanita Naillon.
Funeral service, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 11:00 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Kevin at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net