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Barry Joe Bass

Male 1954 - 2019  (65 years)

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  • Name Barry Joe Bass 
    Born 19 Sep 1954 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 2019 

    • Bennett-May-Giles Cuonty Funeral Home
      Barry Joe Bass
      September 19, 1954 ? November 20, 2019

      Barry Joe Bass, age 65 of Pulaski, TN passed away on Novembers 20, 2019. He was born on September 19, 1954 in Fort Meade, Maryland. Barry was a retired teacher of 38 years in the Giles County and Maury County school districts. He obtained degrees from Martin College, Belmont College, and Middle Tennessee State University with a Masters and plus 45 in Education Administration and Supervision.

      Barry loved his family, his church, his students and lived his life with great enthusiasm for all. He was a member of and Deacon at First Baptist Church of Pulaski. He was a football, basketball, and soccer coach at both Bridgeforth Middle School and Giles County High School. He was a member of the Pulaski Exchange Club, and sang with various family and church musical ensembles including The Bass Townsend Singers, First Family, and Homeland Harmony.

      Visitation will be 4:00 until 8:00 Friday, November 22, 2019, at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.
      The funeral service will be 11:00am Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Pulaski with Tony Gomillion and Rodney Hawkins officiating.
      Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery.

      The family suggests memorial donations be made to the First Baptist Church c/o 407 S. 1st. Street Pulaski, TN 38478 or the Giles County High School Boys and Girls soccer programs. c/o 200 Sheila Frost Dr, Pulaski, TN 38478.

      He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Claude and Ella Lea Cathcart, paternal grandparents Grady and Omie Bass, and his father Joe H. Bass. Aunt & uncles, Dolores Cathcart Hardin, Dr. Bobby Norwood, and Bill Gooch.

      He is survived by his; Wife of 46 years, Janet C. Bass.
      Daughter, Julianna Bass (Renato) Brea of Brooklyn, NY.
      Son, Jonathan Murphey (Megumi Gejima) Bass of Lexington, KY.
      Granddaughters Audri and Omi Bass of Lexington, KY.
      Mother, Peggy Cathcart Bass of Pulaski.
      Brother, Keith Bass of Pulaski.
      Niece Haley Bass (Bryan) Johnson and daughter Ella Johnson of Thompson Station, TN.
      Brother-in-law Steve (Pam) Cole of Hendersonville, TN.
      Sister-in-law, Emily Cole (Mark) Pegg of Murfreesboro, TN.
      Aunts and uncles, Faye Cathcart Norwood, Joe Hardin, Murph (Betty) Cathcart, Faye Bass (Johnny) Tate and Alice Bass Gooch.
      Several cousins, nieces, nephews, and great nieces and
      Nephews also survive.

    Person ID I49405  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2020 

    Father Joe Hassel Bass,   b. 1 May 1933, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1999  (Age 65 years) 
    Family ID F17549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart