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Derl Gray Bass Sr.

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June 2, 1930 — Dec. 30, 2018

Derl Gray Bass Sr., 88, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home. Committal services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris LeRoy and Selma Bowden Bass; wife, Margaret Vick Bass; two sisters; and four brothers.

He is survived by daughters, Donna Barnes (Joseph) of Elm City and Rhonda Carroll (Patrick) and Margaret Pierce, all of Jacksonville; son, Derl G. Bass Jr. of the home; sister, Susie Barnes of Wilson; brothers, Roland Bass of Wilson and Ronnie Bass of Stantonsburg; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following the service on Wednesday.

Arrangements are by Shingleton Funeral Home. Online condolences may be directed to www.shingletonfh.com.