Milton Ketchen “Bill” Cassels

Gloster, Amite County, Mississippi, USA
Death 27 Oct 2014 (aged 96)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 137905270 View Source

Funeral services for Milton “Bill” Ketchen Cassels, 96, of Baton Rouge formerly of Natchez, who passed away peacefully Monday, October 27, 2014 in Baton Rouge, will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Lovely Lane United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mitch Cockerham officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Thursday until time of service at the church.

Mr. Cassels was born December 10, 1917 in Gloster, the son Delos H. Cassels and Ida Bryant Cassels.

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to many. He was a World War II Army veteran and his wife, Annie Laurie was his entire world. He loved spending time with family, gardening, playing dominoes, playing pool, and gospel singing. He was handsome, humble, and selfless. He will be forever missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, five sisters, and a son-in-law, William Bryant Davidson.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Laurie Cassels; two daughters: Charlotte Day and husband, Harold, and Leigh Brown and husband, Chris; one son: Scott Cassels and wife, Peggy; four granddaughters: Robin Day, Aaron Schranz and husband, Jason, Cori Wood and husband, K.C., and Cassels Brown; five grandsons: Trey Day and wife, JoAnne, Mike Day and wife, Norma, Patrick Day, Mark Davidson and wife, Renee’, and David Cassels and wife, Judy; 14 great grandchildren: Tyler, Danielle, and Hunter Day, McKenzie and Michael Davidson, Hannah, John Noah, Tice, Milly Scranz, Ellie and Oliver Wood, and Grace Ketchen, and Rhys Cassels; and one great great granddaughter: Rylen Day.

Pallbearers will be Chris Brown, Mark Davidson, David Cassels, Jason Schranz, K.C. Wood, and Mike Day.

Published online by Laird Funeral Home, Natchez, Mississippi on October 28, 2014.


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