Jeff Thomas Bass, 84, of Sanford passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.\n\nJeff was born on March 9, 1938 in Orlando, Florida to the late Barney and Sarah Byers Bass. Besides his parents and three siblings, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Minnie Bass.\n\nJeff's memory will be cherished by his six daughters, a Barney, 17 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.\n\nJeff was a hero to his family. He worked hard to provide for his family and was a great friend to so many. He was the epitome of love and was a giver to a fault, but loved to joke and spend time fishing. Contrary to the popular belief of Joe, Joe was not the favorite.