Bob was a native of Centralia, IL and lived in Florida, Tennessee, and Kentucky throughout his life. A graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School, he worked in the energy and power industry as an operator with the Shawnee Steam Plant. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was a member of Sanctuary Church of God in Fairdealing, a real “people person” who loved sharing his faith with others. Bob was a Petty Officer Seaman in the United States Navy, serving on a blockade ship during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He was preceded by one brother, T. Paul Casey and his parents, Thorton Casey and Marjorie Sherwood Casey.
Bob is survived by his wife, Sharon Johnston Casey of Benton; one daughter, Rebecca Bowlin (Jerry) of Mayfield; one step-daughter, Andrea Sexton (Craig) of Paducah; two sons, David Casey of Clarksville, TN and Matthew Casey (Rosemarie) of Paducah; one step-son, Tyler Winslow (Jackie) of Cape Coral, FL; three sisters, Marjo C. Vancil (Leon), Annalee C. O’Donley, and Elaine Oehlschlaeger (John) all of Paducah; one sister-in-law, Shirley Casey; one brother, Walter “Mike” Casey (Sandy) of Denver, CO.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Casey will be held Sunday December 30, 2012 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home at 2:00 pm with Rev Albert Gaboriault officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon until service time.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Lourdes Hospice, PO Box 7100, Paducah, Ky. 42002-7100.
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