John James Bash was born May 11, 1953 in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, the son of John H. Bash of Negley, OH and the late June E. Simpson Bash. John passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at his residence in Nashville, TN. John enjoyed people-watching, bowling, going to movies and live performances at such places as TPAC. He had worked as a hospital technician for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Survivors in addition to his father, include his step-mother, Mary Bash of Negley, OH; his children, Melissa Matthew McCarrell and their daughter, Sara of Hookstown, PA, Andrew Kristin Bash and their daughter, Lilly and his son, Gage of Pittsburgh, PA and Damien Patricia Bash and their children, William and Ashleigh of New Galilee, PA; his siblings, Richard Bash, Marcella Bash, Fran Hupp, Jeffrey Bash, Ronald Bash and Lori Douthitt. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Bash and a grandson, Connor Bash.