Joseph Eric Bass

January 13, 1965November 25, 2018

Joseph Eric Bass, 53, a resident of Ft Mill, S.C., passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018, at his home. Born in Montgomery, AL on January 13, 1965 to Joseph Larry Bass, deceased, and Bobbie Faye Bass. Survivors include: Wife: Cathy Bass, Ft. Mill, S.C.; Son: Joseph Crawford Bass, who attends the university of South Carolina at Columbia, S.C.; Mother: Bobbie Faye Bass, Georgiana, AL; Sister: Kim Bass, Austin, TX; Mother in Law: Merilee Ferrie; Sister in Law: Michele Young; Brother in Law: Patrick Young. He is also survived by a large extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and friends from all over the country. He will be deeply missed by many of Joseph's friends who cherished him as a father figure. Mr Bass retired from Belk Department Store as Senior Vice President of Operations. Eric had a passion for deep sea fishing, fresh water fishing, hunting, boating, and golfing. He also enjoyed traveling with Cathy and Joseph to places near and far. A Celebration of Life Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2108 from the Johnson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randy Harvill officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, AL directing arrangements. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time. Online condolences may be made at


  • Cathy Bass, Wife
  • Joseph Crawford Bass, Son
  • Bobbie Faye Bass, Mother
  • Kim Bass, Sister
  • Merrilee Ferrie, Mother-in-law
  • Michele Young, Sister-in-law
  • Patrick Young, Brother-in-law
  • Eric also leaves behind a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, and nephews.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Graveside Service Sunday, December 2, 2018

Joseph Eric Bass

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Pat Bass

December 2, 2018

Remembering the sweet young man with the easy smile growing up in heart breaks for his family, especially his devoted mother, Bobbie, and sister, Kim. Thoughts and prayers are with you all...