Basil Edward Cyrus Sr., 58, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 11, 2022 at his home following a short illness.
Born April 23, 1963 at Green Sulphur Springs he was a son of the late James Edward and Willovee Sears Cyrus.
Basil was a timberman. He was a former employee of Wilson Tree Company, Beech Mt. Timber and Right of Way Clearing. Basil enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his garage and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by one son, James Lee Cyrus; two brothers, James and Charles Pitzer Sr. and one nephew, Charles “Pee Wee” Pitzer Jr.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 38 years, Diana Kay Adkins Cyrus; four children, Jackie Scott Adkins and companion Ariel Rose, Basil Edward “Squirt” Cyrus Jr. and companion Jessica Carr, Matthew Derek “Bubba” W. Cyrus and wife Lisa and Stephanie Nicola “Pest” Marcum and husband Chris; six grandchildren, Jacobie, Sincere, Jaliyah, Joshua, Ember and James; one stepgrandchild, Lilith; two sisters, Mary Ellen Vanwinkle and husband Jim and Vivian Cyrus; two special nephews, Tommy Pitzer and Tommy Upton and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 14, 2022 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. until time of services on Thursday at the funeral parlors. Following funeral services the body will be cremated per Basil’s wishes.