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Robert D. Casey, Sr.

Robert D. Casey, Sr.

.Robert Danny Casey, Sr., a.k.a “Racey Casey”, 63, of New Athens, IL, born May 5, 1958 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Saturday November 13, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Casey was a general contractor. He was also a dirt track racer at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds in Belleville, IL and also loved fishing, hunting, country music and riding his Harley.  But his biggest joy was joking and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Robert Homer and Pearl (Lynch) Casey, one daughter – Tamela Casey and three sisters – Jeanine, Joann and Gerry.

Bob, also known affectionately as “Indian Outlaw”, is survived by his loving wife of 42 years – Pamela Kay (Daubach) Casey, who he married on February 24, 1979 in Belleville, IL, five children – Shawn (Brian) Shigemura of Belleville, IL, Mindy (Daniel) Trammell of New Athens, IL, Julia (Brian) Brinegar of Mascoutah, IL, Bobby (Brittany) Casey of New Athens, IL, Tiffany (Jon) Maxwell of New Athens, IL, three sisters – Beverly (Wayne) Baum of Columbia, MO, Dotty Deien of Belleville, IL, Bonnie Casey Wall of Mascoutah, IL, three brothers – Lonnie Casey of Belleville, IL, Gary Casey of Mascoutah, IL, John (Lisa) Casey of New Athens, IL, twenty two grandchildren – Bria, Brison, Lea, Rebecca, Hailey, Emily, Casey, Meghan, McKenna, Brantley, Brianna, Nevaeh, Ayden, Christopher, Eli, Chase, Bobby, Summer, Aubrey, Chelsey, Kelsey Gary, and three great grandchildren – Rhett, Bayleigh, Jaxon and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Mr. Casey’s wishes, cremation will be held after the services.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Visitation: Friends and family will be gathering from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday November 18, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday November 18, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Rev. Robert Koch officiating.  Immediately following the services the family asks that everyone join them at the Bullpen Bar & Grill for a luncheon.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Karen Lesker says:

    Pam and family….so sorry to hear of Bob’s death. Stay strong take comfort in your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. May God Bless You and ease your pain!

  2. Marshall Floyd says:

    My sincere condolences. Thoughts and prayers!

  3. David & Kristen Schramke says:

    Our sincere condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Anya says:

    So very sorry for your loss he was a great man and will be deeply missed my prayers are with the family and friends

    • David j. Corwin says:

      Bob… Fly high my friend…you will be remembered for years to come… Love ya DC

      • Leona Casey says:

        Such a wonderful man I’ll never forget the day they both asked me can we be Mom and Dad and I said I’d be honered I was only 18 years old and since that day I’ve called them Momma and Daddo then in 92& 94 I said your gonna be Grandparents and they were there for the birth of the twins and Daddo was there when my son was born he had his son with him and Momma was on her way through the years many things happened and Daddo took us to get where had to be I could go on and One thing I’m going to miss the most is how he always gave me a hard time gonna miss hey Merle and most of all I’m going to miss is him he treated me like i was his daughter and he loved his grandchildren even when the twins played tricks on him he so loved it and he loved his great Grandbabies Jaxson and Bayleigh He was the Rock of this Family and I’m going to miss him like crazy and he loved giving Donnie hell Love you Daddo Racey Casey the Indian Outlaw

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  1. So very sorry for your loss he was a great man and will be deeply missed my prayers are with the family and friends

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    • Bob… Fly high my friend…you will be remembered for years to come… Love ya DC

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      • Such a wonderful man I’ll never forget the day they both asked me can we be Mom and Dad and I said I’d be honered I was only 18 years old and since that day I’ve called them Momma and Daddo then in 92& 94 I said your gonna be Grandparents and they were there for the birth of the twins and Daddo was there when my son was born he had his son with him and Momma was on her way through the years many things happened and Daddo took us to get where had to be I could go on and One thing I’m going to miss the most is how he always gave me a hard time gonna miss hey Merle and most of all I’m going to miss is him he treated me like i was his daughter and he loved his grandchildren even when the twins played tricks on him he so loved it and he loved his great Grandbabies Jaxson and Bayleigh He was the Rock of this Family and I’m going to miss him like crazy and he loved giving Donnie hell Love you Daddo Racey Casey the Indian Outlaw

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  2. Our sincere condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  3. My sincere condolences. Thoughts and prayers!

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  4. Pam and family….so sorry to hear of Bob’s death. Stay strong take comfort in your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. May God Bless You and ease your pain!

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