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Gerald Howard Bass

Male 1928 - 2017  (88 years)


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  • Name Gerald Howard Bass 
    Born 10 Dec 1928  Holt, Okaloosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2017  Panama City, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Panama City News Herald, May 3, 2017
      Gerald H. Bass Sr. (Picture included)

      Gerald H. Bass Sr., 88, of Lynn Haven, Florida passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at a local hospital.

      Gerald was born in Holt, Florida. He graduated from Crestview High School where he was an All American in football. Gerald worked in law enforcement in Bay County from 1956-1992. He graduated from the F.B. I. Academy in 1958. Gerald worked for the Bay County Sheriff's Office and later as an Investigator for the State Attorney Office in Panama City. He was a life- long member of West Bay Advent Christian Church. Gerald had an extraordinary love for his family and friends. He was greatly loved and respected for his deep Christian faith, moral example and great kindness to all.

      He is preceded in death by son Gerald "Howie" Bass, Jr ; son ? in ?law Larry Striplin and James A. "Tony" McGill.Sr.

      He is survived by his loving wife Doris Bass ; his children Wanda McGill, Rhonda Striplin, and Tonya Wagner (Bryan); grandchildren Melissa Dudley, Chad Bass (Carrie), Kyle Bass, Deliah Bass, Josh Jackson, (Tiffany), Anthony McGill, Aharon McGill (Amber), Heather Gentry (Wayne), Jessica Ceurvels, Kaitlyn Rodriguez(A.J.) and Brittney Latta (Austin).

      Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Chad Bass and Rev. David L. Van Huisen officiating. Interment will follow at West Bay Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed online at www.kentforestlawn.com.
    Person ID I46675  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father James Dallas Bass,   b. 17 Sep1883, Andalusia, Covington County, ALabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1976, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Amie Isabelle Bedgood,   b. 1895,   d. 1989  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F16870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Doris 
    Children 
     1. Gerald Howard Bass,   b. 20 Apr 1953, Panama City, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 2008  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F16881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart