Herbert Rice Casey

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Funeral service for Herbert Rice Casey, 81, of Cushing will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, in the Dickie Allen Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ed Williamson officiating services and Jack Griswold officiating Masonic services. Burial will be held in the Sacul Cemetery. Mr. Casey passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Nacogdoches. He was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Marlin to Simon Rice and Roberta Burns Casey. Mr. Casey was raised in Marlin and graduated from Marlin High School. In 1958 he moved to Pasadena, where he worked for Cameron Iron Works. He moved to the Houston area in 1986 and retired from Cameron Iron Works in 1995. After Mr. Casey retired, he moved to Cushing to be closer to Barbara and Tuff. He and Tuff spent many years hunting and fishing with his family and later teaching his grandsons how to do the same. Mr. Casey was a 60 year Mason, past master of the Cushing Masonic Lodge #911, 50 year member of the Scottish Rite Mason & Scottish Rite Freemasonry and member of the Sharon Shrine Temple in Tyler. Herb was passionate about raising money for the Masonic Lodge Scholarship to help local students further their education. His favorite past time was playing dominoes and 42 with his partner, John Perkins and his friends at the Beck Building. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jo Evelyn Casey; daughter, Janet Smith; sister, Lynda Williamson and brother, Arnold Casey. His survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and James Anderson of Pasadena, Shawna and Tim Doskocil of Seabrook, step-son and fiancé, Nick Bass and Nikki Connell of Arlington; brother, Robert Casey of Waco; sisters and brother-in-law, Barbara and Tuff Brooks of Cushing, and Juanita Anderson of Cushing; grandchildren, Stacy Weinman, Shawna Anderson, Ryan Smith, Shawn Doskocil and Trevor Doskocil; great-grandchildren, Emery and Ellery Weinman, and Kyra and Bryce Steinbrecher; and nieces and nephews, Derrall Ahart, Sherri Hoffpauir, Danna Kraemer, Dinah Shaw, Kim Shretter, Joey Casey, DeLynn Graham, Renae Farley and Christy Hoverter. Pallbearers will be Ryan Smith, Shawn Doskocil, Trevor Doskocil, Nick Bass, Joey Casey, Dustin Farley, James Anderson and Tim Doskocil. Honorary pallbearers will be John Perkins, 42 Club members of the Beck Building, Masonic Lodge #911 and members of the Sharon Shrine Temple of Tyler. The family request donations are made to the Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 321 Cushing, Texas 75760. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the funeral home in Cushing.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on July 8, 2014
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