Donald Richard Bassett, 48, of Ocala, Florida passed away on September 4, 2021. He was born March 30, 1973 the son of Joyce Faye Clayton. Donald was a native of Plant City, Florida before moving to the Ocala area from Daytona in 1988. In 1989 he met the love of his life, Ida Stewart, and together the two shared many years of love and happiness. In his free time Donald enjoyed cruising around town in his Challenger going to pawn shops, swap meets and trying new eats. He was always passionate about getting his hands dirty; whether it was at work or home, he was always busy fixing something. However, his greatest joy was coming home to his two beautiful baby girls.
Donald is survived by the love of this life Ida; and his daughters, Courtney Bassett and Samantha Stewart.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Fay Clayton.
A memorial gathering for family members and friends will be held on Tuesday, September 21 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services (910 E Silver Springs Blvd Ocala FL 34470) from 6:00PM until 8:00PM. The family is requesting that anyone who can to please wear orange attire for Donald’s favorite color.