Richard G. Bascomb
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Cobleskill Regional Hospital
    178 Grandview Drive
    Cobleskill, NY 12043
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon for a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187

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Memories & Candles

“I remember one time Rick went to a bar over in Sloansville when Bob Bascomb and I lived over there, Rick had road his bicycle. Well he got alittle...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Christina Creede - Esperance , NY

“Rick, Thank you for all the "Saturday" memories. You were a great guy and will be remembered. Wishing you much peace and joy. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: John and Kasey - Sharon Springs, NY

“My prayers go out to the bascomb family. I have many fond memories of Rick growing up and good times at the Eagles club. Rick will be missed by many...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: tim mallia - cobleskill, NY

“I can't believe that he's gone............the imp that used to take advantage of the time his Mom and I were chatting on the phone to get into all...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Joanne Rettie - Rensselaer, NY

“PAUL AND FAMILY; I'M VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. THE TIME WORKING WITH RICK WAS ALWAYS ENJOYABLE MARKrgp4p ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: MARK L ROGERS - WORCESTER, NY

“Sorry for your loss as there is another angel in heaven watching over us all and will never be forgotten Ricky will be truely missed as prayer go...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Steven and Lynn Green and family - NY

“To The Bascomb Family ~ So saddened to learn of the passing of Ricky. Just wanted to let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with each and...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Patty (Keller) Larkin - NY

“So sorry for your family's loss. Still remember the story of Ricky covering himself in vasoline so no one could catch him cause he was 'so slippy'......Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Allen & Penny Nelson - NY

“I am sorry to learn of your families loss. Kenny and my thoughts are with you an your family. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Jeffrey Oliver - Watervliet, NY

“We send our heartfelt condolences to the family. Find comfort in each other and know you will see Richard again. Revelation 21: 3-4 Bill and...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: William and Terri Wenzel - NY

“will never forget the times from the "Lark Street house" when we were all much younger and times were simple........I'll always have a warm spot in...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Kent Guernsey - Middleburgh, NY

“So many memories of the "Lark Street Gang" come to mind today. The last time I saw Ricky (as we called him back then) it was New Year's eve and he...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: April Johnson - Fort Plain, NY

“Dear Brycen and Family, We are so sorry about the passing of your Dad. Those we love are always in our hearts, even after they are gone. ...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Brandi Sheridan - Waterford, NJ

“We wish peace from the knowledge that Rick is in a better place. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Buzz and Heather Johnson - NY

“I am soo sorry for your loss-- my thoughts,heart and prayers are with all of you ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Bobbi

“Sorry you had to leave so early. You did have an enjoyable life in your eyes and many others. you will be missed dearly. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Brian Buder Jr., Rebecca Buder, And the rest of the Buder family - NY

“Dear Bascomb Family, Sincere condolences and prayers go out to all of you. We are so sorry for your loss. May treasured memories help you through...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Robert and Stephanie (Jandrositz) Tinker - NY

“Sending prayers to your entire family. Your family has endured many many losses...too many. Don and Sue Helme ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Helme

“Mr. Bascomb will be missed his life was cut short to soon. We can look forward to a time when "all those in the memorial tombs... will come out" John...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Zyniell - Friend

“So sorry to the Bascomb family for their loss. Uncle Rick will be greatly missed and so will his hugs. My heart goes out to the family during this...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Nicole Strobeck - Cobleskill, NY

“Dear Brycen and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. This will be such a difficult time for your and your family. The memories...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Lor Hatch - Wenonah, NJ

“Dear Bascomb Family - I will never forget all the great times we had as families growing up together and "my adopted brothers and sisters." It is...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Connie Brumaghim - Cobleskill, NY

“Bruce and I are sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Janie Russell

“he was a wonderful friend and he will be missed by alot of his friends and family..so long to a very good friend sorry to see you go i will miss you....Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: sven fagergren - schoharie, NY


Cobleskill- Richard G. Bascomb, 50, of State Route 10, died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Cobleskill Regional Hospital with his loving family at his side.

Born February 26, 1962 in Cobleskill, he was the son of Marion (Rickard) Bascomb, who survives him, and the late Harold Bascomb.

Rick attended the former Cobleskill Central School and had been employed at Cobleskill Stone Products for several years.

He had a tremendous love for his four children and his family. An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Northeast Hunters' Association. Rick also enjoyed country music.

He was predeceased by his father, Harold Bascomb, and two brothers: Louis and Robert Bascomb.

Survivors include his children: Brycen Bascomb (John Hatch) of Disputanta, VA, Benjamin Bascomb and his fiancé, Michelle Wenzell of Oneonta, Margaret Bascomb of Hartwick, and Brandon Bascomb of Purchase; his mother: Marion (Rickard) Bascomb of Cobleskill; and five siblings: Paul (MaryAnn) Bascomb of Cobleskill, Michael Bascomb ( Diane Spano ) of Cobleskill, Kathy (Mike) Moore of Cobleskill, Connie (Ed) Elsensohn of Cobleskill, and Colleen (Darius) Benson of Cobleskill; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 9:00 AM on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill. Officiating will be Rev. Linda Bean, chaplain at Cobleskill Regional Hospital, with Sister Connie James assisting. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill. Burial will follow the service at Bramanville-Prospect Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cobleskill Regional Hospital, 178 Grandview Dr., Cobleskill, NY 12043 or Marathon For a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.