Born: October 21, 1935 - Deceased: September 26, 2022
Joseph F. Gass, 86, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, October 21, 1935, in Pinckneyville, IL, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022, at his residence in Belleville, IL.
Joseph was a sales engineer for Waites Co. He was a member of Damascus Road Fellowship Church in Belleville, IL and Emeth Lodge #1030 AF & AM. He served in the U.S. Army. His main hobbies included attending area high school sports events, auto racing and motorcycle racing.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: James and Mary, nee Preston, Gass
- Brother: James Gass
- Florence Nesbit
- Dorothy Brawley
Surviving are his:
- Wife of 62 years: Shirley J., nee Jackson, Gass of Belleville, IL
- Jeff (Gena) Gass of Belleville, IL
- Brad (Sheri) Gass of Mesa, AZ
- Brother: Bill (Sharron) Gass of Marrisa, IL
- Sue McNatt of Escondido, CA
- Toni Gass of Belleville, IL
- A. J. Gass
- Adam (Mandy) Gass
- Aaron Gass
- Morgan Gass
- Bryce Gass
- Great grandson: Grayson
He is also survived by:
- Many nieces, nephews, cousins
- Tuesday lunch buddies from high school
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Damascus Road Fellowship or ProMedica Hospice.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Damascus Road Fellowship Church, 1485 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL 62223.
Funeral: Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm, Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Damascus Road Fellowship, with Rev. Vance Vyers officiating. Private Family Interment