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 Hugh “Sonny” Cassidy

Hugh “Sonny” Cassidy

Manilla, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Jan 2016 (aged 85)
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Burial Manilla, Rush County, Indiana, USA
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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


Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940
Name: Hugh Cassidy
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1930
Birth Place: Mouilla [Manilla] R R, Rush, Indiana, USA
Registration Year: 1930
Father: Ova Cassidy
Mother: Dora Mull
Certificate Number: 50066
Roll number: 021
Agency: Indiana State Dept. of Health
Volume Range: 101 - 105


Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001
Name: Hugh Cassidy
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 20
Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1930
Marriage Licence Date: 16 Apr 1950
Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States
Father: Ova Cassidy
Mother: Doris E Mull [Dora C Mull]
Spouse: Claron Joy Robinson
FHL Film Number: 001784596

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 48693199
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh “Sonny” Cassidy (16 Oct 1930–16 Jan 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48693199, citing Manilla Cemetery, Manilla, Rush County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Denica (contributor 47173910) .