To everyone who may not yet have heard the news, our dear friend and my father Jim Bashista died as a result of a tragic motorcycle accident on Sunday, August 12 at 2:43 p.m., on N.C. 80 in Marion. What has happened is beyond comprehension and we are all still in shock. He was a stong soul but the Lord needed him more and took him home to be with him.
Jim had a special light about him. His presence and love for making people laugh will surely be missed. He has touched many lives in his time and showed people to chase their dreams no matter how high they were. For anyone who knew my dad, you knew he was resilient and hard headed but so incredibly passionate about everything he loved and how big his heart was for his family. He will be missed beyond words could ever explain.
Asking for help is never easy, and is especially difficult when coping with the death of a loved one with the added stress of coming up with the necessary money it can seem insurmountable. I want to thank everyone in advance for all of their support and messages that our family has already received. For those of you asking how to help, this campaign has been created as a way to keep everyone up-to-date with plans, and to offer a place for messages and donations to be left. Every little bit helps as things like this are never expected.
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