Douglas Randolph Bass Sr., 67, died Feb. 5, 2018, at his residence. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Douglas was born November 3, 1950 in Dillon, South Carolina. He was a member of New Home Baptist Church in Pisgah, AL and was employed in law enforcement for 24 years, working many years for the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department in Columbus, MS and retiring from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilber Hoyt Bass and Juanita Esterella Foster Bass. He is survived by his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Bass of Pisgah, Alabama; daughter, Stephanie Mae Bass of Pisgah, Alabama; son, Douglas Randolph Bass Jr. (Ronnie) of Pisgah, Alabama; sisters, Pamela Kirby, Rene McDaniel, Samantha Bass McGee, Lynn Robertson (Kevin) and Debra Herring (Alan); brothers, Steve Bass (Sandy) and Richard Bass; grandchildren, Justin Corey McClendon, Lana Lee Bass, Robert Douglas “Bubba” Bass and Erica Joan Bass; stepmother, Betty Bass; son-in-law, Clarence Lewis Barnes III; and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Gary Moore, Larry Taylor, Tony Mulligan, Ben Kilgore, Tim Hudson, Bobby Grimes, Joe Young and Clarence Lewis Barnes III. Honorary pallbearer wil be Buss Soule.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 8, 2018
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