October 1, 2022

Larry M. Bass 1949-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

HUBBARD — Larry M. Bass, 73, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

He was born on January 25, 1949, the son of Frank and Irma Brown Bass.

Larry served his country in the US Army for six years; during this time, he became a certified welder. He was a proud Vietnam veteran who completed his service as an addiction counselor for the Drug Amnesty Program. He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1974. Larry was a line worker with Delphi Packard Electric for 12 years.

He enjoyed cooking great meals for his family, their favorites being Mexican and huge family breakfasts. Larry loved to travel, whether it was a short trip to get some fresh air or long trips to new places. Her most recent joys have been seeing the accomplishments of her grandchildren and the arrival of her four great-grandchildren.

Larry is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Nancy Splitstone Bass; stepmother, Emma Gearhart, who resides with them; his sister, Linda (Joe) Alexander; sister-in-law, Leah Bass; daughter, Julie (Tom) Ross and their children, Bethany (Chad) Braden, Hannah Ross, Ezekiel Ross and grandchildren, Harper, Nora and Everett Braden; son, Chad (Kristen) Bass and their children, Jacob, Owen, Ryan, Leah, Juliana, Lily, Jaxi-Rose, Grayson and Josiah Bass; his daughter, Christylee (David) Roose and their children, Elliott, Isaac, Oliver and Olivia Roose; daughter, Michelle (Joe) Ciavarella and their children, Casey (Taylor) Ciavarella, Angelina (Matthew) Nisbett and their daughter Leah, JewelLee Vargas, Louis Ciavarella and Arianna Vargas.

We have no words to thank our dear friend, Skeeter Boura, who selflessly took care of him during his return trip. You have shown God’s deep love to our entire family by bestowing such grace.

Family and friends can call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at the Hubbard Church of the Nazarene. The funeral will follow at noon at the church, with Pastor Mike Byus officiating.

Arrangements are being made by Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home. Please visit www.k

cummins.com to view this obituary and send your condolences to the family.

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