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Russell “Rusty” Gass

Russell “Rusty” Gass
Aug. 11, 1947 – April 26, 2023
Russell “Rusty” Lewis Gass, 75, of Metairie, LA died April 26, 2023. He was born Aug. 11, 1947 in Chicago, IL.
Funeral services were May 6, 2023, at Capps Funeral Home, burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Rev. Justin Knight officiating.
Gass was a proud U.S. Marine Corp veteran. He served the country for six years. He was a past Master Mason of Louisiana Lodge 102.
Gass enjoyed motorcycles, sports cars, camping, fishing, and hunting. He was an avid tennis player and Saints Football fan.
He was preceded in death by his father Russell Charles Gass, Jr.; mother Fern Landis Begue (Ray Sr.); and sister Jan Blais.
Survivors include his wife Wanda Scott Gass; daughter Michal Gass Mathers (Jason); step-brother Chip Begue (Robin); step-sister Bonnie Humphreys.
Pallbearers were Jason Mathers, Joseph Bowman, Donald Ray Case, J.J. Downs, Garvin O’Quinn, and Timothy O’Quinn.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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