He was born Dec. 26, 1932, as the son of James Lawrence and Mamye Beatty Cassidy. Following high school he served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge. He worked as a truck mechanic and at Jackson Twp. School until his retirement. He married Carol Sue Hofman and she survives him.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Ida Mary Griffin.
He is survived by his wife Carol, one daughter Jerri Lynn Burns (David), Brazil, one son Jack Joe Cassidy (Elaine), Brazil, one brother James M. Cassidy (Lois), Brazil, one sister Lois A. Stigler, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Zurcher officiating. Burial will follow at Croys Creek Cemetery with Military Honors.
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