Robert Gordon “Gordie” Bassett died on February 2, 2014, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was 55.
Gordon was living in Baltimore, and he was in the process of fulfilling his dream of moving to the Island permanently to live with his sister, Leslie Frizzell, and her partner, Larry Kiely, of Oak Bluffs.
Gordon was born in Taunton to Robert and Anita Bassett. He was the stepson of Stuart Parker and uncle to Josh Potter and Emma Frizzell. His mother, Anita Parker, predeceased him.
A full obituary will follow. A ceremony and celebration of his life will be held at a future date, details to be announced.