Thursday, December 9, 2021

Obituary - Lary D. Vass

Lary Dea Vass, 68, of Urich, Missouri passed away Tuesday evening, December 7, 2021 at the St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Mo. He was born August 10, 1953 in Macon, Mo., the son of Lloyd Wayne Vass and Wanda Mae (Lea) Vass.
He was an industrial arts teacher for 25 years, teaching in Owensville, Mo., Ballard, Mo., and the last 20 years he taught at Sherwood School in Creighton, Mo. He was a faithful and active member of the Heart of Life Church in Garden City, Mo. He participated in numerous mission trips to Taiwan, Africa, and various locations. He very much enjoyed helping with the Wednesday night youth groups. He was a former member of the Clinton Bass Club. Lary enjoyed fishing, tying his own jigs and camping with family and friends. Surviving are two brothers, Gary Vass of the home, and Terry Wayne Vass (Nancy), Bevier, Mo.; four nephews, Adam Shipp (Paula), Columbia, Mo., Jason Vass (Lindsay), Excello, Mo., Laremy Vass, Bevier, Mo., and Jaremy Vass, Bevier, Mo.; one niece, Amy Shipp (Adam Aholt), Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and one brother-in-law, Mickey Shipp, Macon, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carol Shipp; and one sister-in-law, Renee Vass. Funeral services will be at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 13, 2021 at the Heart of Life Church, 96 Old Highway 7, Garden City, Mo. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., just prior to the funeral service. Friends may pay their respects and sign the register book from noon to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Macon, Mo. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Heart of Life Youth Group, and these donations may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at

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