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Thomas Earl Bass, Jr.

Male - 2020

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  • Name Thomas Earl Bass 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 2020 
    • Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, Thursday, January 23, 2020
      Thomas Bass

      BASS, Thomas Earl Jr., 87, of Ashland, Va., died January 20, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Carlene Mitchell Bass; and his children, Steven Mitchell Bass (Betty Jo), Alison Bass-Broaddus (Janet Wells) and Thomas Warren Bass (Jennifer); grandchildren, Curtis Bates Broaddus (Stephanie), Candace Elisabeth Broaddus, Jason Mitchell Bass and Thomas Chipman Bass; and great-grandchildren, Silas Bates Broaddus and Samuel Anthony Broaddus. Tom was a graduate of Randolph-Macon College Class of 1954 and received his master's degree from Vanderbilt University. He retired from the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services and was involved in numerous civic and service organizations including the Ashland Jaycees, The Huckleberry Players and he served as the Master of Ceremonies for the first nine Ashland Variety Shows. He was a figure at the Barksdale Theater, both on and off stage, for over four decades. A member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC) in Ashland for over 65 years, he served in numerous capacities, including notably the Ashland District Lay Leader for eight years. His love of, and service to, Randolph-Macon College was epitomized by his leadership in the Boydton Society and the Society of Alumni. The family expresses their gratitude to the staff at Hanover Manor and Bon Secours Hospice. A visitation will be held at DMUMC, 201 Henry St., Ashland, on Friday, January 24, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 25, at 2 p.m. also at DMUMC with a reception at Birdsong Hall on the campus of Randolph-Macon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom's name to Randolph-Macon College or Duncan Memorial UMC.
    Person ID I49563  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2021 

    Father Thomas Earl Bass,   b. 31 Oct 1909,   d. 25 Feb 1934, Southampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Family ID F17590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart