Gene Cass

January 12, 1930November 15, 2020

Gene Cass, 90, of Arthur City, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18th, at Red Hill Cemetery with Rev. Barry Loving officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery thirty minutes prior to the service. Gene, the son of Floyd & Gussie Lee Morris Cass, was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Arkansas. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict being stationed in Shirley, Massachusetts. His career at Uarco, as a mechanist, spanned 23 years. He then went to work at B & W where he retired. Gene was a private pilot and enjoyed the years he was able to spend in aviation. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Dusty Jones, and a sister, Fannie Bell Chambers. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Ruth Simpson Cass, whom he married on April 21, 1950, two sons, Larry Cass & wife Cindy of Paris, and Timothy Cass of Arthur City, one daughter, Debra Sieferman of Indiana, grandchildren, Michael Cass & wife Shannon, Mathew Cass & wife Stacey, Carrie Bristow, Zachary Sieferman, Charrie Sieferman, Kindel Cass, and Cameron Cass, great grandchildren, Makina, Cora, Zoee, Jett, Miles, Brody, Cadynce, Lincoln, Paisley, Holden, Noah, Hailey, and Katie, a granddaughter-in-law, Brianna Jones, sisters, Loretha Vanderburg, Peggy Holmes, and Dixie Gage, and one brother, Malcolm Cass along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.



  • Visitation at the Cemetery

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Robyn Witt

November 20, 2020

Mr Cass always left Chet and I some bubble gum when he picked up his mail at the post office. I have retired, but I'll remember his simple gesture as sweet and kind.

Carolyn Charba

November 18, 2020

Gene and Ruth are long time friends of ours and because yesterday's paper was not received until today, we knew nothing of his passing and Ruth's loss. We are so very sad and praying for Ruth, their daughter and their boys and families. Needless to say we were shocked when we saw the obituary and that he was buried this morning. Joe (Charba) would have been at the grave side service had we known about it. We are deeply saddened by his passing but know he lived a long, thoughtful and loving Christian life!! When we visited their house each time Gene would have a huge sack of bubble gum ready for me. We soon found out we could never out-give Gene! Our hearts ache for his wife Ruth and we are praying for her and all the family. We know Gene is in the loving hands of Jesus now and we will see him again one day. Our prayers are going up for all the family.

Beth Exum

November 18, 2020

Chip and I are so sorry for your loss. I’m sure my mother, Kathryn Humphreys Burch, knew your dad when he worked at Uarco as she worked there for a long time also. I didn’t realize that he was a private pilot. He was a man of many talents and interests. We will be keeping you and your family in our prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Our love to all,
Chip and Beth Exum

Glenn Bryan

November 17, 2020

Sure sorry for your loss. I worked with Gene at B&W and enjoyed visiting with him at Tim's shop over the years as well. He will be missed!

Jimmy & Suzette Rosson

November 17, 2020

Jimmy and I were so sorry to hear about Gene. I started remembering the precious memories that I have with Gene , Ruth, and their children , growing up in Arthur City Texas and attending Arthur City Baptist. Our prayers are with the family . We love you.

Jimmy and Suzette Sparks Rosson

Malcolm and Juanell Cass

November 15, 2020

When we would visit Gene and Ruth. Gene would always say
Ya'll come on in. Do you want a piece of Bubble Gum.
He always had Bubble Gum for the grandkids.
Malcolm had many stories to tell about his and Gene's childhood.
At one time, they tried to build an airplane but didn't have a motor.
Our prayers are with the family. God Bless.

Zach Seiferman

November 15, 2020

Rest Easy Grandpa, 2020 has been a hell of a year and I don’t blame you for Flying High Away ! Love you Zach and Noah Seiferman.


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