Rachel Honeycutt Bass

December 9, 1931 - November 23, 2012
Rachel Honeycutt Bass

Rachel Honeycutt Bass, 80, of Wilmington and formerly of Stantonsburg, passed away Friday, November 23, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Born December 9, 1931 in Greene County, NC, she was a daughter of the late Robert W. and Annie Mae Smith Honeycutt. She was an avid golfer, loved to travel, and was a die-hard Washington Redskins fan. Rachel cherished her friends and family, and enjoyed life to the fullest.

Surviving are two sons, Sam Bass (Marty) of Wilson, Bill Bass of Cocoa Beach, FL; two daughters, Joan Long (Bob) of Knightdale, Kathy Bass of the home; two sisters, Lois Pratt of the home, Linda Brown of Benson; and three grandchildren, Austin Long, Alison Long, and Emily Bass.

A memorial service will be 2 pm Wednesday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition; 2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435; Dallas, Texas 75219.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • November 27, 2012
    Matt & Debbie Feyrer says:
    So sorry to hear of Rachel's passing. Thoughts & Prayers to the family.

  • November 26, 2012
    Carla Stutts says:
    Just wanted to let you all know that I am very sorry for your loss. You will all be in my prayers.

  • November 26, 2012
    Lisa & Nikki Stancil says:
    Sam, Marty & Emily, You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God bless each of you with the strength you need. We love you - Lisa & Nikki

  • November 27, 2012
    Richard Holland says:
    I will miss her so much, in alot of ways she was like a second mom to me, she will always hold a special place in my heart... Richard Holland

  • November 28, 2012
    andyglasgow says:
    I worked with Bill years ago at Sarried LTD! He was a great guy!! I just wanted to express my sincere sympathy for the loss of his mom. I hope time will help him through this difficult period in his life! Sincerely, Andy.