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Robert King Bass, Sr.

Male 1925 - 1999  (74 years)

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  • Name Robert King Bass 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 16 Feb 1925  Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 823EB1A8AD516C4DAB55EF213D481E088B76 
    Died 2 May 1999  Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Magnolia Cemetery, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The State
      Columbia, South Carolina
      Monday, May 3, 1999
      Robert King Bass Sr., 74
      Hartsville - Services for Robert King Bass Sr., 74, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at St. Luke United Methodist Church. The Reverends Ben and Dora Gafford will officiate, with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Brown- Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Bass Sr. died Sunday, May 2, 1999. Born in Darlington, he was a son of the late Ernest Tillman and Frances King Bass Sr. He was a charter member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible Class. He was a member of Lions Club since 1954, a past president and Lion of the Year. He was a life member and past master of the Hartsville Masonic Lodge #173. He was employed for 30 years with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable and past president of the Atlanta Region Millionaire Club. He mayor of Hartsville from 1965 to 1973, Chamber of Commerce director for six years, active in Boy Scout Troop 523. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Hylda Inabinet Bass of Hartsville; son, Robert K. Bass Jr. of Hartsville; daughter, Elizabeth "Beth" Wannamaker Bass of Atlanta; brother-in-law, Keith Mack Tyner of Charleston; sister-in-law, Irene Jones Bass of Bethune. He was predeceased by his brother, Ernest T. Bass Jr.; sister, Frances Bass Tyner.

      Columbia, South Caroilna
      Sunday, January 9, 1949
      Miss Hylda Inabinet Becomes Bride Of Robert King Bass of Hartsville
      St. Matthews - A wedding of beauty and charm was that of Miss Hylda Elizabeth Inabinet and Robert King Bass, which was solemnized at 5:30 p.m. December 27, at Saint Paul’s Methodist Church, St. Matthews. The Reverend Raymond H. Taylor performed the double ring ceremony in the presence of a large assemblage of relatives and friends.
      Mrs. Eugene Keller of St. Matthews, organist, and William Cutler of Hartsville, vocalist, furnished the wedding music.
      Ernest T. Bass, Jr. of Aiken, brother of the bridegroom; James R. Inabinet of Clemson, brother of the bride, Harrell Gardner and Charles R. Fink, both of Hartsville, served as usher-groomsmen.
      The bridesmaids were Misses Billie Wannamaker and Frances Bass of Hartsville, sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Bertha Mae Harris of McCormick, roommate of the bride while she was a student at Coker college. They wore dresses of candy green satin, and small spays of pink gladioli buds adorned their hair. They carried fan-shaped bouquets of pink gladioli, tied with pink satin ribbons.
      Miss Mary Arthur Baxter of St. Matthews was maid of honor and Mrs. James R. Inabinet of Clemson was matron of honor. They also wore costumes of candy green satin. Their fan shaped bouquets of pink carnations and gladioli flowerets were edged with pink ostrich tips and tied with pink satin ribbon.
      The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, James F. Inabinet, wore a gown of white slipper satin, a yoke of nylon net outlined with folds of the satin, long sleeves and a full skirt extending into a train. Her finger-tip veil of bridal illusion edged with Chantilly lace fell from a tiara of pearl orange blossoms. The bridal boquet was made of white stock and white carnations centered with a purple-throated white orchid, and was tied with white satin ribbon.
      Ernest T. Bass, Sr., of Hartsville, was his son’s best man.
      Mrs. James F. Inabinet, mother of the bride, wore a dinner dress of precleain blue crepe with matching mitts, and a corsage of American Beauty roses.
      Mrs. Ernest T. Bass, Sr., mother of the bridegroom, was attired in aqua crepe and wore a corsage of pink roses.
      Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lynwood Inabinet, uncle and aunt of the bride.
      During the evening the bride and bridegroom left for a wedding trip to southern points of interest. For traveling the bride wore a gabardine suit of claret wine with matching felt hat, white lace-trimmed crepe blouse, and black accessories. Her corsage was the orchid from her bouquet.
      Mrs. Bass is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Inabinet of St. Matthews. She was graduated in 1948 from Coker college, where she majored in biology and was a member of the Biology club. Since September she has taught science in the Hartsville high school.
      Mr. Bass is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest T. Bass, Sr., of Hartsville, where he is employed in the post office and is also associated with his father in the mercantile business.
      Mr. and Mrs. Bass are residing on Home Avenue in Hartsville.
      Out-of-town guests included Mrs. Eva King and Miss Mary King, grandmother and aunt of the bridegroom; Mr. and Mrs. Hood Bass, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Hood Bass, Jr., Mrs. Henry Bass, Miss Hazel Gardner, James Crouch, Thornton Crouch, Johnnie Walker Betha, Vincent Canuarella, Lewis Clayton, Harry McDonald, Gregg Tedder and Mrs. Jennie R. Gandy, all of Hartsville. Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Brown, Miss Beey Anne Brown, C.W. Brown, Jr. and Ivan Bauknight of Florence; Set L. Price and Therman D. Pierce, West Columbia; Mr. and Mrs. A.G Kizer and Miss Margaret Kizer, Jacksonboro; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Myers and A.C Inabinet, Orangeburg; Mrs Neta Wannamaker, Holly Hill; Harold Holley, Aiken.
    Person ID I40359  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2019 

    Father Ernest Tillman Bass, Sr.,   b. 3 Mar 1893, Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1958, Richland, Columbia County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Sarah Frances King,   b. 30 Jul 1897, Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1974, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F14195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hylda Inabinet,   b. 14 Apr 1927,   d. 27 Oct 2008  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1948 
     1. Robert King Bass, Jr.,   b. 10 Feb 1959,   d. 30 Jun 2010  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart