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“Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult time. Wishing you hope in the mist of sorrow, comfort in the mist of pain. Our...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Boyd - Oak Hill, WV

“Francie and Family, We are sorry for your loss...you are in our thoughts and prayers, and we will always think of you as part of our family. ...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Hollowau - Marietta, GA

“To the entire Vass family you are in my prayers, just know that he is in a better place than we are. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Bright - Elyria, OH

“I'm very sorry for your loss. Please know I'm keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Parks - Cool Ridge, WV

“To the Vass family, I was so sorry to hear about Carl's passing. He was always very kind to me. I know he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tammie (Porter) Adkins - Beaver, WV

“"Any man can be a father but, it takes someone special to be a Dad" Carl, Thanks for Loving me. I Loved you too. You will be so missed. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gloria "Sue" Vass - Becckley, WV

“Rest in peace Dear Dad. Your were a great Father in Law and I will never forget all the great times we all had going camping and family vacations. ...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Vass - Elyria, OH

“To The Vass Family: I am indeed so sorry for the loss of your loved one. My sincere prayers and condolence to you all. Otealia (Renee)Crider ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Otealia Crider - Beckley, WV

“THe staff at Blue Ridge extends deepest sympathy to the family during this very difficult time. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: The staff of Blue Ridge Funeral Home


Carl Eugene Vass

Carl Eugene Vass, 83 of Rhodell passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013. Born November 21, 1929, he was a son of the late William and Mary Vass.
Carl enjoyed fishing and working with his hands and making things. He was employed as a laborer for the railroad for 29 years. He attended the Rhodell Church of God.
In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brothers, William " Junior", Denzil; sister, Mamie McGuffin; son, William Joseph Vass.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 63 years, Frances Vass of Rhodell; son, Carl Eugene Vass, II and wife Nancy of Elyria, OH, Dewayne Vass and fiancée Dana Deskins of Princeton; daughter, Melissa Vass of Rhodell; grandson, Carl J. Vass of Elyria, OH; sisters, Margie Leatherman of SC and Carolyn Nicholas of Oak Hill; and his beloved dog, Gracie.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Pastor Gary Eskins officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Following the services he will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, WV.
Friends may gather with the family Friday from 6 – 8 PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley, WV.