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Sutton Memorial Home
Saturday January 19th, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am

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Trinity Lutheran Church of Nokomis
Saturday January 19th, 2019

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James Leo Cassidy

James Leo Cassidy, 90 of Keyesport, IL (formerly of Nokomis, IL) passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.at his residence. He was born on June 29, 1928 in Rountree Township in Nokomis, IL the son of Leo and Pauline (Gearhard) Cassidy. He married Juanita Fern Neisler on November 15, 1947 in Mayfield, KY.  James worked as a farmer, was a truck driver for over 45 yrs and was the owner of Jim’s Bike Shop in Nokomis. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Nokomis, as well as the American Farm Heritage Museum and was a proud BMX Team Sponsor for Jim’s Bike Shop. James enjoyed being a vendor for everything from antiques to produce to bicycles and he loved to collect toy tractors and Anheuser-Busch memorabilia.

He is survived by his wife Juanita of Keyesport, IL: Son James Bradley Cassidy of Nokomis, IL. Grandchildren Jacqueline Sue Garvey (husband Mark) of Columbia, MO and Jason Leo Cassidy of St. Louis, MO. Great Grandchildren: August Leo Garvey of Columbia, MO and Autumn Patricia Garvey also of Columbia, MO. Nieces and Nephews: Craig Cassidy, Karen (husband Ivan) Benning, Carol (husband Jim) Hempen and Cathy (husband Dave) Vincent. Sister-in-law: Jeanette Cassidy. James was preceded in death by his parents and brother Lynis Cassidy.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:00-11:00 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nokomis. Funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation on Saturday January 19, 2019 at 11:00 am in the church with Pastor Bert Eickhoff officiating and the burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Nokomis, IL.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church 204 N. Pine St. Nokomis, IL 62075 or The American Farm Heritage Museum 1395 Museum Ave. Greenville, IL 62246

Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.


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Juanita, Brad and Family,
Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your Dear James. May he rest in peace.
Roger & Sheila Spresser

Sheila Spresser Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

May the family of Jim Cassidy be comforted with the help of Jesus which Jim and family truly believe .
As close friends of the Cassidy's in many ways, peace be with you always!

God Bless you always!

Don and Karen Schmedeke
and family.

Don and Karen Schmedeke and families. Jan 9 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Brad, I'm very sorry for your loss. Sending my love to you now and always. Nelida (Thomas family)

Nelida Ramirez Jan 8 2019 12:00 AM

I have fond memories of growing up having all of you as such good neighbors. Jim was such a nice guy. God bless Fern, Brad, and family in this time of sorrow.

Janice and Jim Lynch Jan 8 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Cassidy

Aaron Sutton Jan 8 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Cassidy

Dennis & Sue Aumann Jan 8 2019 12:00 AM

Brad, I'm so sorry for your loss of your dad. My sympathy and prayers are with you all. May he rest in peace and may perpetual light shine upon him.

Cheryl Croft Jan 8 2019 12:00 AM