Obituaries published the week of Aug. 14, 2012
Aug 14, 2012, 11:47
WILLIAM F. CASEY
William F. Casey, 79, of Carrollton, Mo., passed away Aug. 6, 2012, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.
Bill was born Feb. 21, 1933, in Corydon, Iowa, the son of Lewis William and Josephine Marie (Allison) Casey. He attended Corydon High School. Bill was a machinist at Lake City Ammunition Plant, retiring in 1996. He attended the Baptist Church in Norborne, Mo.
Bill is survived by eight children, Melodie Gilson and husband Ronnie of Corydon, Billie Mathes of Seymour, Lewis Casey of Unionville, Mo., Marian Versaw and husband Mike of Lincoln, Neb., David Casey and wife Robin of Blair, Neb., Janet Little of Osceola, James Casey of Corydon, Timothy Casey of Lincoln; sister, Linda New of Alberton and 25 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
His parents; five grandchildren, Ken Mathes, Jr., Candice Casey, Luzetta Josephine Casey, James Bradley Casey and Anthony Noel Casey, preceded him in death.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Corydon.
KENNETH E. SHARP
Kenneth E. Sharp, son of William and Clora (Enright) Sharp, was born March 2, 1915, seven miles southwest of Sewal, Iowa, on the farm of his grandparents, William and Catherine (Mitten) Sharp. This farm was next to Old Rattlesnake Hill later known as the Old Sharp Hill. Kenneth spent his childhood on this farm. He attended country school at Hornocker and Stine.
Kenneth was an MP during World War II in Australia and the Philippine Islands. He received a battle star and other medals for his duty during the war.
When Kenneth returned home from the military service, he married Ethel Moorman on Sept. 27, 1946. In 1959 they were blessed with a son, Kenneth (Kenny) Wayne Sharp.
Kenneth was the elder of his church as long as his health permitted. He served the Lord all his life.
Kenneth worked for Wayne Community School as a janitor and bus driver for many years.
His parents, William and Clora; brother, Keith; his wife, Ethel; brother-in-law, Albert Dresser and niece, Dolores Dresser, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his devoted son, Kenny and wife Jill; three grandchildren, David Sharp, Crystal (Sharp) Boggs and husband Nathan and Gayle (Sharp) Morgan; three great-grandchildren, Jordan Stark, Adrian Boggs, and Natalie Boggs; two brothers, Kermit Sharp and wife Sara and Bill Sharp and wife Phyllis; sister, Alice (Sharp) Dresser; brother-in-law, Bill Moorman and wife Betty and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at the Randolph Funeral Home in Corydon with Dean Dykstra and Mona Reece officiating.
Musical selections were “In Jesus’ Hands,” “Songs of Zion” and “When Life Is Ended” with the Nate Erickson Family as vocalists.
Casket bearers were Nate Erickson, Charles Dresser, Kevin Headrick, Delvin Dresser, Bill Sharp and George Headrick.
Honorary bearers were David Sharp, Gayle Morgan, Adrian Boggs, Crystal Boggs, Nathan Boggs, J.W. Stark and Natalie Boggs.
Interment was in the Shriver Cemetery in Wayne County, Iowa.
The Russell E. Marshall American Legion Post 68 of Corydon preformed military rites.
Randolph-Black Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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