02/26/09 — BOBBY R. CASEY

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July 12, 1934-Feb. 25, 2009

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. -- Bobby Ray Casey, 74, a native of Grantham, died at 7:56 a.m. on Wednesday at Miller's Merry Manor in Columbia City, Ind. where he had been a resident since Oct. 16, 2006.

There will be no visitation or service. A burial will be held March 7 at 11 a.m. at Falling Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery in Grantham.

He was born July 12, 1934, in Wayne County, son of Raymond Herman and Lorena May (Taylor) Casey. His formative years were spent in Grantham. He graduated from Grantham High School in 1952.

In 1967, he moved to Churubusco, Ind. He then moved to Phoenix, Ariz., then Glen Ellen, Ill. before returning to Grantham. In April 2006, he moved to Columbia City, Ind. to be near his sister, Sharon Whittaker.

A United States Air Force veteran, he managed drug stores and worked in the mailroom at Kemp Furniture Factory in Goldsboro.

Surviving relatives include two sisters and a brother, Sharon Whittaker of Churubusco, Ind., John Casey of Cleveland and Ruby Boyette of Goldsboro.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to Parkview Home Health and Hospice.

Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are being handled by Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, Indiana.


Published in Obituaries on February 26, 2009 1:47 PM