Hugh  Cassidy
Hugh Cassidy, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville.
He was born Oct. 16, 1930 in Manilla, son of Ova and Dora (Mull) Cassidy.
Hugh married Claron J. Robinson April 16, 1950, and she survives. Other survivors include her three sons: Larry (Patricia) Cassidy of Shelbyville, Kent (Elaine) Cassidy of Shelbyville, and Michael (Peggy) Cassidy of Waldron; grandchildren Craig Cassidy, Rachael Cassidy, Lauren Cassidy and Olivia Cassidy; and step-grandchildren Brian Garrett and Keith Garrett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Eleanor Roebuck and Beverly Snyder; brother Charles Cassidy, and grandson Seth Cassidy.
Hugh was a 1948 graduate of Manilla High School and was a member of the former Homer Christian Church. He was a lifelong farmer in Shelby and Rush Counties.
Along with his love for the land and farming, Hugh enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren; family gatherings, gospel music and home cooking. He loved playing barnyard basketball and backyard croquet, Indiana Pacers basketball, Cincinnati Reds baseball, and his International Harvester farm equipment.
Funeral services begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with Pastor Jamie Kent officiating.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the funeral home. Burial follows in Manilla Cemetery.
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Published on January 18, 2016


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