- 73 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 15, 1941
- Date of passing: Jun 28, 2014
|Let the memory of Gerald be with us forever|
Gerald Allen Bass, 73, of Port Charlotte, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 28th at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.
Mr. Bass was the owner and operator of Gerald's Haircutting Studio in Port Charlotte, for over 27 years and had a variety of clientele. Gerald, as he was known to his clients, also was the founder of the Japan Iaido Foundation, Inc., which taught Iaido, Kendo, and Aikido to his students for many years. He was well respected by all who trained under him.
Gerald accomplished much in his life but his greatest accomplishment was his marriage to Pamela, his loving wife of 38 years, and their son, Nicholas, (Trish) of Hominy, Oklahoma, and grandson, Jareth. He is also survived by his sister, Connie Clark (Jim) of Pompano Beach, and relatives in Jupiter, FL, Austin, TX, Peoria, Illinois, Ashville, North Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee.
There will be a Mass of Celebration of Gerald's life at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church,. 21505 Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte, on Monday, July 7th at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pam Bass, trustee, in Gerald's name, for their grandson's, College Fund. Please call 941-743-2001 for further information.
Gerald may be kindly remembered at www.icscremationandfunerals.org
"We will miss your easy smile and gentle words. We'll also miss the martial arts lessons that you shared with us throughout the years. You have brought a lot of joy and humor to all who have known you. Shirley & Wilbur Bishop - Port Charlotte, Fl"
"Pam, What a blessing Gerald was to us, Always positive and ready to help anyone with anything. He always told me how much he loved you and Niko. When I get my new Body in Heaven,I hope I have lots of hair and Gerald will still cut it for me. May God hold you and your family in the loving palm of His hand until you meet Gerald again in Heaven. Gerald was always my very good and loyal friend and I thank him for that. George & Sharon Werner - Port Charlotte Fl"
"We will miss Jerr so much, but we know that he will be in our hearts and minds guiding us on the right path. Al & Kelli Griffin - Farmers Branch, TX"
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