Originally created 05/15/04

Mr. Marion Casey Jr. (PAULINE, S.C.)



PAULINE, S.C.- Marion L. "Jack" Casey, Jr., 69, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg County, he was the son of the late Marion Lanham Casey and Lillie May Yarborough Casey, and the beloved husband of Irene Pettit Casey. He was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and served with the U.S. Army 1955-1957. He worked at Draper Corporation and retired from Hughes Company. He was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church, having served as a former deacon, a member of the Planning and Building Committee, and a member of the Men's Bible Class. He also served as past master of Calhoun Masonic Lodge #81. Jack, as he was fondly known by most, loved spoiling his grandsons, communicating with his plumbing friends and associates, gardening, and transporting vehicles for local car dealers. Mr. Casey is survived by two sons, Christopher Dixon Casey of Charlotte and Brian O'Neal Casey and wife Shawn Po teat Casey of Pacolet; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Debolt and husband Craig Arthur Debolt of Duncan, and Marion Anne Weeks and husband Dustin Wayne Weeks of Pauline. He is also survived by three beloved grandsons, Rhegan O'Neal Weeks, Jack Emerson Debolt, and Dylan Spencer Casey. Other survivors include sisters, Patsy Casey Owens and Brenda Casey Crenshaw, and sister-in-law, Lula Casey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Casey Wood, and brothers, John Dixon Casey, Charles O'Neal Casey, and Ernest Donald Casey. Funeral services will be held at Philadelphia Baptist Church Saturday, May 15, 2004, at 2 p.m. Officiating will be Dr. Rev. Roland Dry, Jr. and Rev. Edgar Boles. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 220, Pauline, SC 29374; or to The Walker Foundation, S.C. School for the Deaf and Blind, 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC 29302. The family is at the home. Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronic le.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 15, 2004