Staff Sgt. Girard David Gass, Jr. HUGER, SC - Staff Sgt. Girard David Gass, Jr., 33, of Huger, SC, and currently stationed at Fort Bragg, NC, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Jalalabad Air Field Hospital, Afghanistan. The family will receive friends Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5-7 PM at Anderson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12 noon at Community Bible Church, 638 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. Interment to follow in Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors. He was a loving husband to his wife, Nancy, and a devoted father to his children, Charlie and Stella. He is also survived by his parents, Girard, Sr. and Kristi Gass, and a brother, Jesse Gass. Jerry was a U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Sergeant on his second deployment to Afghanistan. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal with valor device, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals and National Defense Service Medal. He was posthumously awarded his second Bronze Star Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. He will be remembered as an exceptional Green Beret who loved his family, team, country and job with everything he had. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory, Beaufort, SC is assisting the family. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/
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Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2014.