CASSELS, EUGENE, 85
Hawthorne - Eugene "Judge" Cassels, age 85 of Hawthorne, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 at his home. He was born November 16, 1928 in Lochloosa, Florida to Owen Franklin and Reater Griffis Cassels. Eugene was a self-employed catfisherman, owner and operator of Lochloosa Marine since the early 1960's. His life was hunting and fishing and his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois Cassels in 2005. He is survived by his daughters, Jean Gilliland (Kindell) and Rita Diane Dees (Jimmy); grandchildren, Casey Gilliland-Strickland, Melissa Dees and Crystal Dees Clemons; great grandchildren, Kindell James Strickland, Ryan Clemons and Sierra Clemons and also, his sister-in-law he raised like a daughter, Robyn Higgins. He was also preceded by 11 brothers and sisters and survived by 3, Henry "Buck" Cassels, Alice Barker and Nathan "Tiny" Cassels.
Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., in Antioch Cemetery Lochloosa, with Pastor Harry Nichols officiating. Please visit his memorial page at
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102 Se Lake Ave Hawthorne, FL 32640
Published in Gainesville Sun from July 1 to July 2, 2014