Richard Eugene “Rich” Casey

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Richard Eugene “Rich” Casey, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at this home.

He was born July 8, 1937, in Nebraska City, Neb., to Walter and Myrtle (Reeves) Casey of Dunbar, Neb. He graduated high school in Auburn, Neb., in 1955.

In 1956, he married Mary Lou Kermoade and to this union were born four children, twin sons, Kraig and Kevin, Eric and Ryan. The couple later divorced.

Rich was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was also was in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1962.

On July 2, 1979, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Lila May Adams.

Survivors include: by his wife of 37 years, Lila; three sons, Kraig and his wife Gloria of Dayton, Ohio and Kevin of Tuscon, Ariz.; Ryan of Liberty, and daughter, Kim Casey of Shell Knob; two brothers, Bill Casey and his wife Jeanne of Olathe, Kan., and Mike Casey of Grandview; six grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Eric and two brothers, Jim and Tom Casey.

Services were held Wednesday in Fohn Funeral Home at Shell Knob.

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