Robert “Bud” Bass

Published 3:56 pm Friday, March 14, 2014

Funeral services were held March 9, 2014, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel in Prentiss for Mr. Robert “Bud” Eugene Bass, age 73, of Prentiss, who passed away on March 7. Interment followed at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Terry Wallace and Rev. Ken Roberts officiated. Pallbearers were Lowrey Saulters, Mike Butler, George Griffith, Adam Bridges, Pete Stephens and John Lee. Honorary pallbearers were Buster Miller, the Deacons of Oak Grove Baptist Church and the members of his Sunday school class.

Robert “Bud” Eugene Bass was born on March 9, 1940, in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He was the son of Robert Paul Bass and Minnie Lillian Myers Bass. He worked as a fireman with the City of Jackson Fire Department for 30 years. He was also the acting chief of the Highway 84 West Volunteer Fire Department in Prentiss. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

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Mr. Bass is survived by his wife of 52 years, Becky Bass; his daughter, Anita Lee (Jimmy); his son, Wayne Bass (Kathryn); his grandchildren, Sarah Sherman (Greg), John Robert Lee and Mary Ella Bass; his great-grandchild, Aubrey Sherman; his mother, Lillian Bass; and his sisters, Kathryn Green, Johnnie Eubanks, Ann Andrews and Billie Mooney.

He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Bass.

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