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Carlos Von Bass, 1938–2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023
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Carlos Von Bass left his earthly home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 9, 2023, at the age of 85. He was born on September 4, 1938 to Lonnie Grover and Thelma Josephine Bass in Dry Lake, Texas. Carlos attended school in Spur. He married Brenda Kay Moore on May 10, 1967.

Carlos served his country as a Specialist 4 for the US Army from October 16, 1961 to September 25, 1963. He was stationed in Germany. Carlos enjoyed fishing and was very talented in woodworking and leather craft, arts in which he was self-taught. He never met a stranger and loved to talk farming. Carlos will be remembered for his wit and charm.

Carlos was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Graden and Tommy Gene; and one sister, Adell. He is survived by his wife, Brenda, of 56 years; son, Terry Moore, of Arlington, Texas; daughters Dana Myers (Gary) of Aspermont and Tori Webb (Denny) of Prosper, Texas; one sister, Gay-Nell Smith, of Lamesa, Texas; one brother, Larry Don Bass, of Spur; two sisters-in-law, Dixie Bass of Huntington, Utah, and Billie Bass of Spur; eight grandchildren, Robert Moore of San Antonio, Justin Myers (Sallie) of Aspermont, Texas; Cody Myers (Kelsey) of Aspermont, Tres Myers (Teddye) of Aspermont, Cory Myers (Taylor) of Aspermont, Logan Bass (Ryan) of Willis, Texas; Tyler Webb (Jordan) of Plano, Texas; and Braden Webb of Prosper; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation was held Wednesday, October 11 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Giles McCoy Funeral Home in Aspermont and Thursday, October 12, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Zapata Funeral Home in Spur. Graveside services were held at the Jayton Cemetery in Jayton, Texas, on Friday, October 13 at 11 a.m.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Stonewall Living Center staff and to Stonewall Memorial Hospital staff for the love and care they provided to Carlos during his time of need. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Stonewall Living Center.