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Wilton Curtis Bass

June 12, 1942 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 79)

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Mr. Wilton Curtis Bass, 79, of Wilson, NC Passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, February 26, 2022. He was born June 12, 1942, in Nash County, NC a son of the late Henry Curtis “Pete” Bass and Ruth Viverette Tucker Bass.

Wilton served his country honorably in the US Air Force retiring after 27 years of faithful and dedicated service to his country. He enjoyed air shows and fishing. Wilton also loved sports especially baseball. Wilton never met a stranger and loved his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Anna; son, A.J. Bass of the Philippines; brothers, Kenneth Bass and his wife, Carol of New Bern, NC Randal Bass of New Port, NC; sisters, Hilda Bussell and Husband, Jim of Whitakers, NC, Sharon Bridgers and husband, Dewey of Myrtle Beach, SC; stepsister, Kathy Fardy and husband, Bill of Wilson, NC. Also surviving are two Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents Mr. Bass was predeceased by his sister, Glenda Ann Bass; son, Jamie Curtis Bass; stepbrother, Ted Davis and his stepmother, Margaret Bass.

Graveside services for Mr. Bass will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the People’s Chapel Church Cemetery with the Reverend Jim Bussell officiating and full military honors by the United States Airforce.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Nash General, 2460 Curtis Ellis Dr. Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

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Graveside Service
March 5, 2022

2:00 PM

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