Hubert Ralph Bass, Sr, age 99, of Whiteville died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center in Whiteville. Mr. Bass was born on October 6, 1921 in Columbus County to the late Raymond Bass and Sula Thompson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Eunice Bass Kinlaw.
Mr. Bass served his country in the US Navy during WWII on the Nibblack Destroyer. He worked in the Dairy Industry for over 70 years serving as Branch Manager. He was a member of Western Prong Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife; Nell Hooks Bass of Whiteville, a daughter Gloria Jean Bass Morgan and husband Dwight of Roxboro, NC, a son; Hubert Ralph Bass, Jr. and wife Gwen of Whiteville, four granddaughters; Angela Brazzeal and husband Chris, Tammie McDonald and husband Dana, Heather Schoger and husband Jason, Stephanie Kingston and husband Christopher, Three grandsons; Matthew Morgan and wife Michelle, Hubert Ralph Bass, III and wife Elisha and Christopher Chad Bass, 24 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service with military honors will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Western Prong Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie Wilson and Rev. Warren Hill officiating. Visitation will be held at the cemetery prior to the service from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Prong Cemetery Fund, 167 Peacock Rd, Whiteville, NC 28472.
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