BELMONT - Earl F. "Buddy" Bass, 73, passed away at his home on Nov. 13, 2012.
He is the son of the late Neal L. and Blonnie Morgan Bass.
Buddy was a member of East Belmont Baptist Church where he was an active deacon, member of the Cherry Sunday School Class and church choir. Buddy enjoyed going to yard sales with his wife Jennifer, bowling, fishing and people. He will be deeply missed. He loved his family, people, church and his Sunday school class. Buddy was extremely patriotic.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jennifer; son, Andy Bass and wife Leanne Bass of Denver; daughters, Tammy and husband, Bud Haynes of Denver, Debbie Santiago of Florida; brother, the Rev. Richard Bass and wife, Rose of Forest City; two grandsons, Ken Bass and Marc Santiago, and many devoted and loving friends.
Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Celebration of life service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at East Belmont Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeff Taylor and A.A. Bailey officiating.
Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.
Memorials may be sent to East Belmont Baptist Church, 501 Catawba St., Belmont, NC 28012.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Buddy Bass.