Robert "Bob" William Bass, 77, of Red Bank, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. He was the son of the late Robert and Lillie Bass and was preceded in death by his brother, Murl Bass; and sister, Geraldine Lewis. Bob was an avid golfer and a big Tennessee Vols fan. He retired from Northrup King. He was a member of Falling Water Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Loretta Bass; three children, Janet (James) Roden, of Hixson, Ron (Karen) Bass, of Red Bank, Gail (Curt) Johns, of Chattanooga; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Lola Hixson, of Hixson; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday in the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Chaplain Joel Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Stroke Association. Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com. Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.