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Combest Family Funeral Homes
510 8th Street
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Sunday, January 19, 2020
12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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O'Donnell, TX  79351
Sunday, January 19, 2020
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O'Donnell, TX  79351
Monday, January 20, 2020
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South of O'Donnell US 87
O'Donnell, TX  79351
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O'Donnell, TX  79351


Charles Vaughn Gass

of O'Donnell, TX

November 11, 1938 - January 16, 2020


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Charles Vaughn Gass, 81 of O’Donnell passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020. He was born November 11, 1938 to W.G. and Rose (Hill) Gass in Lynn County. Charles grew up in Draw and attended school in O’Donnell. He married Sharon Kay (Brewer) Gass February 25, 1961 in Lamesa. Charles was known to many kids a “Big Daddy”. He was a Christian man who loved his family, friends and farming cotton. Charles enjoyed spending his time watching his kids and grand kids show pigs, he loved a good Hampshire hog.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Sharon of O’Donnell; children, Benny and Cindra Gass of Lubbock, Don and Penny Forbes of O’Donnell, Corey and Brenda Gass of Lubbock; siblings, Blande Seale of Kerrville, Shirley and Bennie Clark of O’Donnell, Jerry and Sherry Gass of Lubbock, Don and Paula Gass of Lubbock, Jackie and Sheryl Gass of Big Spring; grandchildren, Tatum and Chera Bessire, Jeff and Tonya Graham, Andy and Chasity Keyes, Colby Gass, Justin Forbes, Parker Gass, Grady Gass, Marin Gass; great-grandchildren, Bliss Bessire, Brock Bessire, Lincoln Graham, London Graham, Syler Keyes, Saegan Keyes; sisters-in-law, Ginger Wheat of Eufaula, Oklahoma, Rosemary Brewer of Austin, Bobbie Jane Gass of Lubbock; brother-in-law, Randy and Lindy Brewer of London, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Gordon Gass, James Henry Gass, Ronnie Gass, Buddy Gass, and Joyle Gass.

A visitation will be from 12:00 -6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2020 with family receiving friends from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Combest Family Funeral Homes in O’Donnell. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 at O’Donnell Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial donations be made to the O’Donnell Cemetery.

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7 Condolence(s)
John n Veronica Gomez
Lamesa, TX
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Our Deepest Condolences to the family of Charles. I had the privilege to care for Mr. Gass for a short period of time. He will be greatly missed. RIP

Andrea (Gass) Bailey
Lago Vista, TX
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Dear Sharon and family, I am so very sorry. Charles was always so kind to me and my family. May you find peace that surpasses understanding in the days to come as I have. You are in my thoughts and prayers. With all my love, Andrea, Lucas, and Evan Bailey

Stephen Ogle
Shallowater, TX
Saturday, January 18, 2020

I’m so sorry. The Ogle family will be praying for peace and comfort for the entire Gass family.

Jerry McMillan
Dallas, TX
Friday, January 17, 2020

My thoughts and prayers will be will be with Sharon and the family during this time. I only have fond memories of your family. Rest In Peace Big Daddy! 🙏🏻

Clint Conner
Lubbock, TX
Friday, January 17, 2020

Sharon/Penny and the Gass family,

Thanks so much for allowing a brief glimpse into your eyes lives. I'm sorry for your loss and may God bless each of you.

Sarah Squaglia
Las Vegas,
Friday, January 17, 2020

Rest peacefully Big Daddy.. love Grady and Marin.

Shonna Lawson
Lamesa, TX
Friday, January 17, 2020

Thank you for sharing Charles with us. It was a great honor to get to know him and his loving family. I know you will all miss him so much.

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