Arthur J. Casey

1918 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Arthur J. Casey Obituary
Casey, Arthur J. 04/08/1918 ~ 04/29/2014 ESCONDIDO -- Arthur J. (Pat) Casey passed away April 29, 2014 in Escondido, CA after a long, wonderful life. Pat was born April 8, 1918 in Owatonna, MN, attending parochial schools and later the University of Minnesota. Pat married Ethel Jacobson in 1942 and later joined the Army Airforce where he earned his wings, flew fighter trainers, B-24 bombers and was made first pilot of B-29 bombers. Pat has always been active serving on boards, volunteering, participating in book groups, and skiing, swimming, golfing, hunting and flying. In 1980, Pat married Sharon Kaplan. They settled in Escondido, CA and traveled worldwide enjoying time with friends and family. Pat was kind, considerate and loving, honorable and hard-working. He had a twinkle in his eye and a comforting presence which will be greatly missed. Pat was survived by his wife, three daughters, four step-children and twelve grandchildren. Services will take place May 30, 2014 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, 17010 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92128. Memorial donations may be made in Arthur J. Casey's name to the Escondido Assistance League, 2068 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92027.
Published in U-T San Diego on May 12, 2014
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