Mr. Robert Homer Bass, age 85, a resident of Croasdaile Village in Durham died on October 19, 2015. He was born in Danville, Virginia to the late John Robert Bass and Lille Mae Moorefield.
Homer graduated and received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Duke University. He retired as the director of accounting systems and procedures for Duke University, where he had worked since 1958. Homer enjoyed traveling and photography, but the most important part of his life was spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Bass served as a member of the Rotary Club and took great pride in helping to arrange and coordinate the Durham Crop Walk.
Mr. Bass is survived by his wife of 62 years, Cordie H. Bass; his son, Robert H. Bass and his wife, Gayle Dean; his daughter, Carla B. Viana and her husband, Michael; his son, Charles Bass and his wife, Agnes; and his five grandchildren, Lauren Bass, Ella Bass, Zachary Viana, Tristan Viana and Ariel Viana.
Memorial Services for Mr. Bass will be held 2:00PM on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church Street, Durham NC. Interment will follow at the church columbarium.
Friends may visit from 6:00 to 8:00PM Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service located at 1113 West Main Street in Durham. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church. Online condolences www.hallwynne.com.