Henry Allen “Dick” Bass
Lizella . . . . . Henry Allen “Dick” Bass died Thursday, March 28, 2013. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, graveside at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Louis Kitchens will officiate. All who loved Dick are asked to remember his incredible life on Sunday, March 31, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Monroe County Memorial Chapel in Forsyth.
Dick, the son of the late Henry Oscar Bass and Shirley Marchman Bass was born July 28, 1955, in Macon. His daughter, Carmen Paige Bass preceded him in death. Dick was a graduate of Jones County High School. He retired after 31 years of service from Atlanta Gas Light Company and was a Mason. Dick was involved in dirt track racing from a very early age learning from his father, Henry Bass. He continued the family tradition by owning the famous “B1” race car and “DTR” motorsports. His favorite nephew, Tad Hunnicutt now races the “B1” race car carrying on this tradition. Dick taught Tad about racing, sportsmanship and family values.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-eight years, Pat Bass of Lizella, daughter, Haley Bass Bates (Frankie) of Gray, son, Brent Bass of Gray, stepdaughter, Jean Parrish of Pavo, GA, grandchildren, Jaden Bates, Drake Bates and Dawson Bass all of Gray and Hannah Parrish of Pavo, GA, sisters, Deborah Bass Tucker of Macon and Princess Bass Hunnicutt of Lizella, half-sisters, Linda Vaughn, Gloria Croxford, Gennie Akin (deceased) all of Carrollton, niece, Danyelle Bryant of Macon, nephew, Tad Hunnicutt of Lizella, uncle, Donnie Marchman (Sylvia) of Gray, aunt, Starr Hudson of Dublin and several nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be accepted or the family suggests donations to Special Olympics Georgia “In Memory of Carmen Paige Bass”, 4000 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Suite 400, Building 300, Atlanta, GA 30340, Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, Georgia 31210 or to Evercare Hospice, 4875 Riverside Drive, Suite 104, Macon, GA 31210.
Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.