James F. Bass: May 19, 2018

Published 9:50 am Monday, May 21, 2018

AMERICUS — Mr. James Frank Bass, age 81, of Americus, passed Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018. at Rehoboth Baptist Church. The Rev. Greg Kirk, the Rev. William Hall, Bill Sheppard and the Rev. James Beckett will officiate. Interment will follow in Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 21 at Aldridge Funeral Services. The following grandsons will serve as active pallbearers: Justin Hood, Jake Hood, Taylor Bass, Allan Rue, Jordan Spradley and Logan Blanton.

Mr. James Frank Bass was born Nov. 29, 1936, in Americus, son of the late Robert Bass and the late Judy Bradley DeVane. Mr. Bass was in the finance business 40-plus years. He owned and operated his own finance company from 1973, until his retirement in 2000. He was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon, Sunday school teacher and numerous other jobs. He loved the Lord and his church. He served in the United States Air Force from 1954 through 1958.

Survivors include his loving wife Carol L. Bass and their special baby Poncho; two sons, Jim Bass Jr. of Americus and Alan Barry (Terri) of Americus; one daughter Angie Bass Singletary of Americus; three grandsons, Justin Hood Jake Hood and Taylor Bass; a granddaughter Cassie Barry Spradley (Jordan); two great-granddaughters, Kelsee Bass and Kenlee Bass. A brother Russell Bass of Lebanon, Va.; a sister Earline Felts (Logan) of Leslie; three half-sisters, Anne DeVane Matthews, Sue Thomas and Karen Bell; a half-brother Tommy Devane (Susan); a sister-in-law Carolyn Salter Bass; and one aunt Nena Kelly also survive.

Mr. Bass was preceded in death by a brother Robert Gilbert Bass, a sister Pauline Bass Buckner and a son-in-law Sam Singletary. Memorial contributions may be made to Rehoboth Baptist Church, P.O. Box 641, Americus GA 31719. To sign the online guestbook and express your condolences to the family visit www.aldridgefuneralservices.com. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements.