Sion D. Bass, 92, of Marietta passed away June 20, 2012. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Powers Ferry United Methodist Church with the Reverend Jane Nugent officiating.
A native of Bedford County, Tennessee, Mr. Bass moved to Marietta in 1964. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II as a pilot and flight instructor and retired from the Air Force Reserve in 1973 as Lt. Colonel. He retired from Dobbins Air Force Base in 1987 as Airfield Manager. His hobby was the restoration of military aircraft trainers. He was a life member of the Antique Aircraft Association, a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, National Waco Club and the Piedmont Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Mr. Bass was a member of Powers Ferry United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Corinne Bass, one daughter, Judy Rowe of Tyler, Texas; one son, Steven Bass of Marietta; two grandchildren Melissa Bennett and husband Loren, Ashley Randall and husband Mark, all of Tyler, Texas; nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Powers Ferry United Methodist Church, Marietta, Georgia. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society, 595 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30067. (770) 420-5557