2017-10-28 / Obituaries

William Earl Bass

William Earl BassWilliam Earl BassDURHAM — Mr. William Earl Bass, age 69, of Durham, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 in Duke University Hospital, Durham. He was a native of Person County.He is survived by two children, Fontella Fowler (Roger) of Durham and Travis Bass of Wendell; seven siblings, Dorothy Paylor and Peggy Lester (Melvin), Cheryl Bass and Glenda Pettiford, both of Charlotte, Robert Bass of Durham, Tony Bass, and Michael Bass of Durham; four grandchildren, Shenita Bass, Travis Bass, Jr.,  Christopher Fowler and Tshya Bland; one uncle, Sym Thorpe; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home with Elder Bobby Bishop officiating and Pastor Robert K. Fowler providing the eulogy.  Visitation will also be Saturday at the funeral home from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m..At other times, the family will receive friends at 409 Cody Street, Roxboro.Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. William Earl Bass.Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfunerlhome.com.

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