Clynton Bassett
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Clynton Bassett

NAME

Clynton Randolf Bassett

HOME OF RECORD

Sacramento

DATE OF BIRTH

10/02/1950

DATE OF DEATH

June 22, 2015

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Navy

Biography

Navy Aviation Machinists Mate (Jet), ADJAN Clynton R Bassett served in Vietnam with Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three, HA(L)-3, 1971-1972. During his service he earned the Presidential Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Navy Vietnam Service Medal [w/2 stars], Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation for Gallantry, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation for Civil Actions and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Clynt passed on June 22, 2014 of a sudden-death heart attack. He was diagnosed in 2009 with early onset Alzheimer's, but had been doing well. His death was unexpected. He was predeceased by his mother, Jo and is survived by his brother Jeff and sister Barbara.