Cecil "Cec" Richard Caskey, age 79, of Milford, Iowa, passed away on September 17th, 2012, at his home shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Cecil was born June 18th, 1933, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Henley "Doc" and Elsie Caskey. He married Sharon Rose Kinniston on July 15, 1957.
Cecil worked hard to become a respected concrete contractor in the Iowa Great Lakes. Countless examples of his work will be enjoyed for many years to come. He enjoyed his work, family and many friends in Spirit Lake, Milford and Mesa his entire life. He loved nothing better than to travel the area to appreciate the beauty of rural America. He shared his love of life and a unique sense of humor wherever he went. He will be best remembered as a happy guy who loved to tease and make others smile.
Survived by his wife, Sharon of Milford; his children, Ric Caskey, and wife, Deb, Rapid City, Michelle Caskey of Spirit Lake, and Curt Caskey of Milford; his grandchildren Halley and Ian Caskey of Rapid City, Travis Caskey of Spirit Lake, and Demi Caskey of Sioux City; his brother, Art Caskey, and wife, Ruby, of Riverview, Florida; and a sister Eunice Conroy of Bella Vista, AR. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Henley "Doc" and Elsie Caskey; and his brother, Bruce.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30A.M. Thursday, September 20, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Visiation will be held Wednesday, from 5:00P.M. until 7:00P.M. at the Schuchert Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery.
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Cecil was a person to be admired. I remember his smile and friendliness. Most sincere sympathy to his family.
I remember Cecil as always ready to get a crew together and to go to work. Always with a smile and enthusiasm. There was never a dull moment around Cecil.
Thoughts and prayers are with you. Pat Bartels
WE ARE SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL THAT KNEW HIM.
I have so many good memories of Cecil. I loved sitting out on the back patio of their home in Mesa and be fertile ground for his humor:-) He always made me laugh. He was a very special man, husband, friend, father, br... more
So many fond memories are held by my family, especially by my husband and son David. He was such a kidder and always found a way to make them laugh. Allan still talks about the time Cecil came to LA and met us for dinne... more