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George Robert Casey, Sr.

Monday, October 10, 2005

George Robert Casey, Sr., 64, of Carlisle, passed away at 4:27 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2005 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Born June 30, 1941 in Campbell County, Tenn., he was the son of Benjamin Harrison Casey and Dorothy Christian.

He was a member and trustee of the Indian Prairie Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his second wife Betty Bovenschen Page Casey; one son Robert Casey, Jr. of Sullivan, two daughters, Phyllis Smith of rural Carlisle and Dorothy Casey of Spencer; three brothers, Clarence Casey of Hoffman Estate, Ill., James Casey of Georgetown, Ky., and Ben Casey of Burbank, Ill.; three sisters, Rosie Arvin of Justice, Ill., Nellie Smith of Darwin, Ill., and Minnie Wright of Lyons, Ill.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Genivive Raines Casey, who passed away in 1994.

Funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Newkirk Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. Paul Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Indian Prairie Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.