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G. J. (Gerry) Casey


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G. J. (Gerry) Casey Obituary
G. J. (Gerry) Casey of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away September 19, 2017 at the age of 94. He was born January 27, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Thomas J. Casey and Catherine Casey.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sue. They were married for 48 wonderful years. He is also survived by his daughter, Barbara Clark (John), granddaughter Amanda Wilson (Brian), son Robert Casey (Shelley), three grandsons, nephew Wm (Pete) Marum (Joan), niece Elizabeth Marum, niece Jeanne Marum Sturgis (Michael) and several great nieces and nephews and two great, great nephews.

He was a member of the Sunrise Lions Club of Yuma. Served as State Tail Twister for one year. He was a Honorary Life Member of the Yuma Elks No. 476, as well as Pasted Exalted Ruler, served one year as State Vice President of the Arizona State Elks Association. He was a Navy Veteran.

He and his partner, Dick Zimmerman, owned and operated Yuma Bearing and Supply Co., Inc. for 26 years. The business was sold in 1986 and he and Sue moved to Durango, Colorado, where they spend 12 years before moving back to Arizona. They settled in Prescott Valley to be closer to family.

Cremation was by Science Care, with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
Published in The Durango Herald on Sept. 26, 2017
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