Mr. David C. Bass, age 66 of Mineola, passed away on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 in Tyler. He was born on August 15th, 1952 in Gilmer, Texas to Billy and Codell Bass.
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David was a coach and teacher for 39 years and received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Texas A&M Commerce. He helped start the Rains ISD Fishing Team and was a member of Northside Church in Mineola.
He was preceded in death by father, Billy Bass. He is survived by his mother, Codell Bass of Mineola; loving wife, Vinnie Sue Bass of Mineola; sons, David Bass Jr. of Edom, Joe Bass and his wife Breanna of Amarillo and Garrett Bass and his wife, Madeline of Emory; daughters, Shawna Blalock and her husband Kevin of Mineola and Natalie Turlington of Longview; brothers, Bill Bass of Tyler and John Bass of Gilmer; sisters, Zelma Bass of Luling and Mary Ledbetter of Gilmer and three grandchildren, Adam Blalock, Austin Blalock and Carson Bass.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home 5320 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at Sand Springs Baptist Church 3208 CR 2330 Mineola, Texas 75773 at 2:00 pm, Rev. Steve Prestridge conducting, interment will follow at Sand Springs Cemetery in Mineola, with David Bass, Jr., Joe Bass, Garrett Bass, Tommy Clemments, Ryan Lane, Bill Bass, Adam Blalock serving as pallbearers.