WARREN - Dr. Sammie Bassord, 83, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital in Youngstown.
He was born June 9, 1930, in Warren, the son of Sye and Eliza Brogdon Bassord.
He was the retired pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his wife, Hedy Bassord; two daughters, Michelle Bassord-Wynn and Lori Bassord-Long; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
A service of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace AME Church, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to Sibley-Murray Funeral Home.