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Gilbert Bass

November 29, 1961 — January 6, 2023


Gilbert Bass

Gilbert Brian Bass, 61, of Stantonsburg, died Friday, January 6, 2023.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 14, 2:00 - 4:00 PM, at the home of his mother, 410 S. Main Street, Stantonsburg.

Gilbert loved the beach and watching NASCAR.

He is survived by his son, Marshall Bass of Wilson; grandson, Jaxson Bass; mother, Ellen Eason Bass of Stantonsburg; brother, Brooks Bass (Cindy) of Wilson; sister, Donna Smith of Elm City; fiancée, Allison Collins of the home.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his father, J. Preston Bass, Jr. and brother-in-law, Lee Smith. 

In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn, 1108 Windemere Dr NW, Wilson, NC 27896, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105,, Make A Wish, 1702 East Highland Ave, Ste 400, Phoenix AZ 85016,, Victory Junction, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317,

Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr. N, Wilson NC, 252-237-7171;


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