Joseph Michael (Mike) Vass, 56, of Hillsville, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at his home. Mr. Vass was born in Carroll County, Virginia to James and Dora Vass of Hillsville. In addition to his parents he is survived by his four children and their spouses, Joe and Cari Vass of Edgewater, FL, Mark and Jennifer Vass of Galax, Misty and Calvin Pack or Ararat, VA, and David Vass of Hillsville; three siblings and their spouses, Ivan and Jean Vass of Jonesville, NC, Rebecca and Donnie Robertson of Stigler, OK, and Craig and Julie Vass of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Chloi Maye Vass, Heidi Renae Vass, Izaak James Vass, and Calvin Alex Pack; and girlfriend, Barbara Burnette, of Marion, NC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel with Rex Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in the Webb Skyview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, December 7, 2012 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com. Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.