Gilbert “Junior” Cassady, 88, of Bassett, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was born on September 20, 1928 in Stuart to the late Gilbert R. Cassady and the late Annie B. Cassady. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wives, Frances “Tince” Clark and Delcie A. Cassady; son, Paul Wayne Cassady; daughter, Margaret LaVelle Cassady; brother, James Cassady; and sister, Thelma Woods.
He is survived by daughters, Janice Davis and husband, Steve and Ada Hemrick and husband, Jerry; son, David Cassady; eleven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; brother, Bobby Cassady and wife, Tina; sisters, Lois Turner and husband, Herbert and Dorothy Rigney; sister-in-law, Lillie Cassady; brother-in-law, Bill Woods; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family members.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Bassett where a memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 pm with Dr. Lew Bennett officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Bassett, P O Box 557, Bassett, VA 24055.