Thomas Bass Sr.


BLOOMBURG, Texas — Thomas Richard “Rick” Bass Sr. 65, of Bloomburg, Texas passed away November 30, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Dustie Dunn. Burial will follow at Good Exchange Cemetery in McLeod, Texas. There will be a time of visitation from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday the 5th at the funeral home.

Rick was born August 5, 1947 in Beebe, Ark. to Thomas and Mary Culbreath Bass. He lived in Bloomburg since 1993. He worked as a truck driver and received the safety award for safe driving. He worked for Ruan Trucking, driving for Nework Paper Board.

He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Dean Bass, his father Thomas Faye Bass, his daughter Janet Bass and his brother Danny Bass.

He is survived by his wife Mary Bass of Bloomburg, his two sons Thomas Richard Bass Jr. and wife April of Ohio and Chuck Bass and wife Christie of Pine Bluff, Ark., his grandchildren; Thomas Richard Bass III, Megan Bass and Tyler Bass, his sisters, Ruth McClain and husband Joe of Pine Bluff, Ark., Carolyn Upshaw and husband Bob of Pine Bluff, Ark., Becky Harrison and husband Adam of Star City, Ark., and Teresa Bass of Pine Bluff, Ark., his brothers, Bobby Bass and wife Jackie and David Bass and wife Tish of Pine Bluff, Ark.

Pallbearers will be Rex Bloodsworth, Bubba Bass, Butch Bass, Cuck Bass, Deric Tollerson, Roy Davis and Max Hendershot.