William Bassett died Oct. 24. He was 83.

Mr. Bassett was born May 13, 1930, in Portland. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1948, and the University of Oregon in 1953. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1954. In that same year, he married Barbara Hawkins.

He received his J.D. from Lewis & Clark College in 1968 and enjoyed practicing law until his retirement in 2008. In 1973, he married Carolyn Jean Flink, who passed away in 1997. He married Betty Kehoe in 1999.

He was also preceded in death by a child, Bryn Marie; sister, Barbara; and brother, Michael. He is survived by his children, Shelby, Lisa, Mark and Darcy; stepdaughter, MK Menard; sister Dottie (Ron) Daniels; brother, John Patrick Bassett; three sons-in-law; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Agatha Church.