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Roger Lee Bass

May 7, 1939 July 11, 2019
Roger Lee Bass
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Obituary for Roger Lee Bass

Roger Lee Bass, 80, of Henry, passed away Thursday July 11, 2019, 8:03 am at County Comfort Retirement Home, Henry.
Visitation will be Sunday July 14, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at the Henry United Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm. The Rev. Will Meachum will officiate. Burial will follow at Toulon Cemetery, Toulon, IL. Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice or to the Henry United Methodist Church. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is in charge of arrangements.
Roger was born May 7, 1939 in Wyoming, IL to Walter and Geneva (Hollars) Bass. He married Ruby Thurston on June 21, 1959 in Elmyra, IL. She survives in Henry.
Also surviving are his children, Ann Lindstrom and Julie Briner, both of Henry and Danny (Mary) Bass, of Brooklyn, Iowa, his grandchildren, Aaron, Adam, Tasha, Jolynn, Nikki and Daniel, thirteen great grandchildren and one on the way.
His parents, one brother, Donald, one sister, Delores Kuster, and a grandson, Nathan Bass, preceded him in death.
Roger was a member of the Henry United Methodist Church, where he served as head usher for many years and served on many committees.
He had served in the National Guard from 1957 to 1960. Roger was a member of the ASPCA and the Chillicothe Sportsman’s Club. Roger was employed at Kraft Foods in Toulon and later on at L.T.V. Steel, Hennepin for over 34 years, working as an inspector, retiring in 2001. He was also President of the United Steel Works.
Some of his greatest loves in life were his family, especially his grandchildren, gardening, taking care of his yard, western movies, animals, dogs, and his dog Cody.


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Visitation

Sunday

14

Jul

12:30 PM 7/14/2019 12:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
United Methodist Church

225 Lincoln St.
Henry, IL 61537

United Methodist Church
225 Lincoln St. Henry 61537 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

14

Jul

2:00 PM 7/14/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/14/2019 3:00:00 PM
United Methodist Church

225 Lincoln St.
Henry, IL 61537

United Methodist Church
225 Lincoln St. Henry 61537 IL
United States
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