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Hugh "Sonny" Cassidy
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1930
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 2016
Shelby County
Indiana, USA

The Shelbyville News, Shelbyville, IN
Monday, January 18, 2016

Hugh Cassidy, 85, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Major Hospital.

He was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Manilla, to Ova and Dora (Mull) Cassidy. Hugh married Claron J. Robinson on April 16, 1950, and she survives.

Other survivors include three sons: Larry Cassidy and wife, Patricia, of Shelbyville; Kent Cassidy and wife, Elaine, of Shelbyville; and Michael Cassidy and wife, Peggy, of Waldron; grandchildren, Craig Cassidy, Rachael Cassidy, Lauren Cassidy and Olivia Cassidy; and stepgrandchildren, 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.

Mr. Cassidy was a 1948 graduate of Manilla High School.

He was a member of the former Homer Christian Church.

Mr. Cassidy 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. He enjoyed Indiana Pacers basketball, Cincinnati Reds baseball and his International Harvester farm equipment.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at the funeral home, with Pastor Jamie Kent officiating.
Burial will be at Manilla Cemetery.

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Maternal: Bert Mull and Winnifred Hilligoss Mull

Paternal: Charles Emmett Cassidy and Elizabeth L. "Lizzy" Hodge Cassidy
Family links: 
  Ova Cassidy (1897 - 1982)
  Dora Catherine Mull Cassidy (1899 - 1987)
  Claron Joy Robinson Cassidy (1930 - ____)*
  Eleanor Catherine Cassidy Roebuck (1928 - 2012)*
  Hugh Cassidy (1930 - 2016)
  Charles Neil Cassidy (1937 - 1997)*
  Beverly Kay Cassidy Snyder (1941 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Manilla Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Denica
Record added: Feb 24, 2010
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Hugh Sonny Cassidy
Added by: Denica
Hugh Sonny Cassidy
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Hugh Sonny Cassidy
Added by: Denica
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