Born 4-18-1920 -- Died 10-19-2003
Clair Duane Bass of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 19, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. He was 83. Born April 18, 1920, at Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of Frances and Virginia Bass.
He was a World War II veteran of the Navy; a member of VFW; a life member of United Methodist Church; a member of Illinois Club of Horseshoe Bend; active in church activities; a member of the railroad club and AARP. He was a member of Horseshoe Bend original planning commission and work ed for the railroad for 30 years. He and his wife moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1980.Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons -- Scott Bass of London, Ky., and Roy Bass of Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Judy Fiegel of Warrenville, Ill.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister and two brothers.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with arrangements by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.