Joseph Michael (Mike) Vass, 56, of Hillsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his home.
He was born in Carroll County to James and Dora Vass of Hillsville.
Survivors include his parents; his four children and their spouses, Joe and Cari Vass of Edgewater, Fla., Mark and Jennifer Vass of Galax, Misty and Calvin Pack of Ararat and David Vass of Hillsville; three siblings and their spouses, Ivan and Jean Vass of Jonesville, N.C., Rebecca and Donnie Robertson of Stigler, Okla., and Craig and Julie Vass of Virginia Beach; four grandchildren; and girlfriend, Barbara Burnette, of Marion, N.C.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel with Rex Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in the Webb Skyview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 from 6 until 8 p.m.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, 2012