|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2007|
CARTHAGE - Services for Sid Cassity, 78, of Longview, formerly of Carthage, will be held at 11 a.m. today, June 22, 2007, at Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Charles "Chuck" Pierce and Dr. W.C. "Bill" Everett officiating. Interment will be in Restland Memorial Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home.
Mr. Cassity died Thursday, June 20, 2007, in Longview.
Sidney Shannon Cassity was born January 10, 1929, in Longbranch as the middle child of Osceloa "Osce" and Clifford Cariker Cassity. He attended Longbranch and Carthage schools, later attending Panola Junior College. He married his beloved wife, Alllyne, celebrating many wonderful years.
Mr. Cassity served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Sid worked as the deputy sheriff of Carthage for 30 years and bailiff for the Panola County Courthouse for three years. He also worked for the 121st judicial district for 14 years and worked as an undercover detective for the Odessa Police Department.
Mr. Cassity was an honorable, humble man who loved his Lord and family above all else. A wonderful and loving father, Sid enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jean Cassity; brother, O.A. Cassity Jr.; nephew, O.A. Cassity III; and niece, Jan Cassity.
Survivors include his loving wife, Allyne Cassity of Longview, formerly of Carthage; daughter, Susan Duncan and husband, David of Longview; grandchildren, Sydney Skye Duncan and Stormie LeeAnne Duncan of Longview; and numerous other family members and a host of friends.
Pallbearers will be John Depresca, Chad LaGrone, Ken Stone, David Jeter, Duane Bauske and Allen Cariker.
Honorary pallbearers will be peace officers of Carthage and Panola County.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Oakland Heights Baptist Church Mission Fund and the Ebenezer Ministries International, In., P.O. Box 37, Clayton, TX 75637.
Published in the Longview News-Journal on 6/22/2007.
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