Funeral services for Mr. Cassetty will be Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Atnip and Carl Russell officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service time. Interment will be at the Grandstaff Cemetery.
Mr. Cassetty, age 94, of Watertown, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014 at University Medical Center in Lebanon.
Born in Watertown, he was the son of the late Edgar and Martha Squires Cassetty. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Robinson Cassetty; daughter, Joyce Cassetty Ladd; daughter-in-law, Charlotte Hibdon Cassetty; and a sister, Martha Hodges.
Richard was a lifelong farmer and a member of Round Lick Baptist Church. He is survived by his son, Richard Leslie Cassetty, of Lebanon; special friend and caregiver, Minnie Lois Thomason of Watertown; grandchildren, Patricia (Frank) Ward, Sherri Cassetty, Michael Ladd, Rick (Marsha) Cassetty, Connie Ladd; great-grandchildren, Kersten Pryor, Brittany Bach, Capt. Christopher Ladd, Eddie Cassetty, Ricky Cassetty; great-great-grandchildren, Anna and Preston Bach.
Pallbearers will be Michael Ladd, Ray Thomas Laine, Wade Robinson, Carl Russell, Danny and Anthony Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Roger McKinney and Dr. Larimore Warren.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 615-237-9318.