Colton James Bass, 23, of Bardin, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born in Gainesville and was a lifelong resident of Palatka. He graduated from Palatka High School with the class of 2015 and attended SJR State College. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator at Old Castle in Palatka. He loved spending time outdoors, riding dirt bikes and 4 wheelers. Colton also loved music and playing the guitar.
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He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sandra Hope Dowdy.
He is survived by his daughter, Gracie Leigh Bass, fiancé, Sierra Mackenzie Roberson, mother, Tina Hope Bass, father, Timothy Bass, Sierra’s parents, Kristie and Elton Starling, sister, Cassie Bass (Jonathan Burkes), maternal grandparents, James and Sheryl Hope, maternal great-grandmother, Nell Chancey, aunts, Pam Chancey (Robin), Stacey Hope, uncle, Kayo Chancey (Debbie), and cousins, Jay Badger (Courtney) and Knzlyn Comer.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Glen Martin and Bro. Leon Edenfield officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Church Cemetery in Bardin. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Colton’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.