King William Casey, longtime Cushing resident, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014, in his home at the age of 75 years.

    The son of the late, Hershel Casey and Hattie Simmons Casey, King was born on April 5, 1938 in Pacific Grove, California.  He moved to Oilton, Oklahoma when he was two years old and was raised there, graduating from Oilton High School in 1956. 

    He was united in marriage to Darlene Lowder Montgomery on June 6, 1977 in Mannford.  The couple made their home in Cushing in 1977 and have lived here since that time.

    King was a member of the 9th and Linwood, Church of Christ. He was very passionate about serving in different aspects of the church, including his involvement in the children’s ministry.  King was a servant at heart; he loved to serve his family, friends, community and church.  He had earned the respect of many coworkers, neighbors, fishing buddies, friends and family.

    Survivors include his wife of over 36 years, Darlene, of the home; two daughters, Monica Casey of Stillwater and Cheryl Montgomery Moorer and her husband, Calvin, of Arkansas; two grandchildren, Lucy Moorer and Jared Moorer, both of Memphis; two brothers, Jessie Casey and his wife, Bonnie, of Stillwater and Elmer Casey of Yale; one sister, Rosie Ennis of Mannford; one uncle, Bob Simmons and his wife, Betty, of Glenpool; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

    In addition to his parents, King was preceded in death by two sisters, Francis Beardsley and Wanda Reece.

    Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the 9th and Linwood, Church of Christ with Brother Wendyl Heffington officiating.

    Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Mannford.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Judith Karman Hospice, P.O. Box 818, Stillwater, OK 74076.

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    Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.