Arnold Chester Vass

Published 6:30 pm Saturday, February 19, 2022

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Arnold Chester Vass, of Nags Head, died February 14, 2022 after a battle with cancer. He was born July 23, 1950 in Bluefield, WV to the late great Sylvia and Chester Vass. He served in the Virginia Army National Guard.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brother Roger Vass. Survivors include wife Debra Vass, brother Garrie Vass (May), sister Gayle Furrow, children Tamila Lee, Angela Clark (Jeffery), Jarrod Vass (Kristina Stinson), Justin Hayden (Amy), Jackie Perkins (Adam) and nine grandchildren.

Celebration of life will be held at American Legion Post 368, Newport News, Va. on March 19 from 2-6 p.m. Donations be made to Better Beaches OBX ( or Nags Head Fire & Rescue (

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Twiford Funeral Homes is assisting the family.