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George Bass

August 28, 1936 — October 2, 2021

Mr. George “Dedo” Bass, born August 28, 1936 to George Augusta and Artelia Bass in Hecla, KY, went to rest in his Heavenly Home on October, 2, 2021.
He graduated from J.W. Million High School and enlisted and served in the United States Army for 2 years. George retired as an Island Creek Coal Miner after 40 years of employment and was a lifelong member of UMWA Local 1623.
George was a member of Covenant Community Church, where he served as a faithful Elder and volunteered for Covenant Care for many years. He was an avid golfer and sports fanatic. George loved to watch westerns, play card games, and grill for his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: George Augusta and Artelia Jones Bass; brothers: Henry Palmer, Willie Alfred Bass, Frank Bass and Charles Bass; sister: Ruby Mackey; and 2 great-grandchidren.
George leaves to cherish his memory a loving and faithful wife of 58-1/2 years, Jean. He is also survived by sisters-in-law: Mrs. Frances Bass of Chicago, IL, Mrs. Theresa Palmer of Madisonville; 6 children: Bruce Bass of Alberquerque, NM, Craig (Jan) Bass of Lakeland, FL, Stenovia (Martin) McCray of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Andre’ Bass, Mary Bass, and Valveta White, all of Madisonville; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 1 great- great-grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family would like to express their love and appreciation to the caregivers: Miss Sandy Bowman, Ms. Shelly Jarrell, and Ms. Joy Jones.
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