Gerald Dewayne Sanders


Services for Gerald Dewayne Sanders (Joe Bass) were held Thursday, April, 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., 810 San Gabriel Ranch Road, Liberty Hill, TX 78642 at his home.

Gerald Dewayne (Joe Bass) was born April, 17, 1960 in Phoenix Arizona. He was born to his mother Daisy Mae Brooks and his father James Sanders. He is survived by his wife Barbara Bingham Sanders of Liberty Hill, two daughters Michelle Charlton of Florida, Matalin Sanders of Texas, his sister Anna Mae Schmit (Jerry) of Nebraska, Patricia Sapp of Texas, Charles Amerson (Betty) of Arkansas, Lonnie Amerson (Arlene) of Georgia, and Joyce Piper (Joe) of Texas. Also step-daughter Anna Marie Riggs and Donvona Owens of Pflugerville TX, with grandchildren Issac Taylor, Janae Taylor, and Jasmine Harden and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Most knew Gerald under the name of Joe Bass. Joe Bass was a nickname because of his love for bass fishing. Joe joined the Air Force shortly after high school in 1980 and served until 1985, where he ended his service at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, TX. He also served as a member of the Texas National Guard until 2011. He made his home in Texas living in and around the Austin area making his final home in Liberty Hill.

Joe was friendly, caring and full of life. He never met a stranger due to his outgoing personality and was a friend to many. Joe was loved dearly by his family and friends and will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the following: Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas.

Arrangements under the direction of Beck Funeral Home, 1700 E. Whitestone, Cedar Park, Texas 78613 (512) 259-1610.