PASO ROBLES ó Jerry Lynn Casiday, 78, passed away on Oct. 9, 2012 at his home in Paso Robles, where he and his family resided in since 1978. Surrounded by family and friends at the time of his death, Jerry left this world to begin his next adventure.
Jerry was a veteran of the Korean War, having served overseas from 1952 to 1956. He loved to shoot pool with friends and family, winning awards from the tournaments he played. Jerry was a hard worker. He was a retired conductor for Southern Pacific Railroad during which time he enjoyed his career and made some lifelong friends. He taught his children that if you are not going to the best you can, donít even bother to get out of bed. This was a lesson he modeled for his children throughout his life.
Jerry is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Beatrice Ann Casiday; his parents, Bill and Esther Casiday; two grandchildren, Kristy Casiday and Ronnie Maxwell; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is survived by two daughters form his marriage to Bee as well as four stepchildren he and Bee raised together. He also leaves behind two children from his first marriage and approximately 14 grandchildren, and at least five great-grandchildren.
A viewing took place on Friday, Oct. 12 followed by a service at Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home, 1703 Spring St., Paso Robles. A military burial followed at the Paso Robles District Cemetery, where he was laid to rest in the veterans section along with his wife, Bee.For the complete article see the 10-12-2012 issue.
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