Island Cremations & Funeral Home ~ Merritt Island, Florida ~ 321-454-3331



December 11, 1942 - March 9, 2020

Donald Crawford Bass III, Merritt Island Florida

December 11, 1942 – March 09, 2020

Don, 77 left us on March 09, 2020 from his FL home.
Born in Long Beach, New Jersey on 12/11/1942, preceded by parents, Donald C. Bass Sr, Leawanda Eileen Murphy, daughter Christine Suzette Neal.

Don worked at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for 30 years. Retired as a quality manager over life support and propellants.

Always placing the needs of others first, through integrity, honesty, and friendship he was always available for those who needed a helping hand. He enjoyed many years as an avid boat racer and later became engaged with racing his remote cars and boats with his friends. He was a true friend to many maintaining many lifetime friendships. His kindness, genuine & strong moral character will be missed greatly. Don was one of the greats and will remain in our hearts forever!

Survived by the love of his life Jeri Dufresne, son Michael Scott Bass. Brother, Ronald Lee Bass (Lisa). Nieces Megan Lacy and Jessie Foss. Grandchildren Jonathon Neal & Valarie J. Bass.