Donald D. Cassady (1931 - 2018)

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Donald D. Cassady
Feb. 17, 1931 - Mar.13, 2018
Donald D. Cassady, age 87, passed away March 13, 2018. Don was born in Centerville, Indiana on February 17, 1931. He moved to Castle Airforce Base in the early 1950's. Don was part owner of the Five Star Barber Shop on G Street in Merced, he worked for the Merced School District as a bus driver, and he also owned Cassady's Handyman Service. In 1990, he and his wife moved to the Sacramento area to be near their 3 children. Mark Cassady (Debbie), Juli-Anne Nush (Robert), and Dona Cassady-Dann (Michael). Don was a devoted husband to Helen Cassady who preceded him in death in 2011. He was blessed with 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Don is survived by his brothers: Glenn and Larry, sisters: Joyce, Mary Ruth, Mary Nell, and Debbie. Donald was a man of integrity and an inspiration to others. He always had a kind word to say about others, and was always eager to help when needed. Don enjoyed tinkering, fixing things around the house, fishing, and making his olives. He will be forever remembered and missed.

Published in Merced Sun Star on Apr. 5, 2018