Fred Junior Casimo

October 16, 1924February 21, 2013

Mr. Casimo, age 88, of Charlotte, died Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Presbyterian Hospital - Main. Born October 16, 1924 in Jenkinjones, WV, he was the son of the late Petro “Mike” Casimo and Cora Poole Casimo. Mr. Casimo served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. During the war, he flew 33 missions in the South Pacific as a side gunner and radio operator in a B-25 Mitchell. Mr. Casimo retired as senior accountant of Kraft Dairy Group after 25 years of service. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the VFW.

The service to celebrate the life of Fred Junior Casimo will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Memorial United Methodist Church with Reverend Don Newman, officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Kathleen Sluss Casimo; a son, Fred “Tony” Casimo of Charlotte; a sister, Kathleen Nolley of Richlands, VA; and two granddaughters, Noelle Casimo and Madison Casimo.

Memorials may be made to Memorial United Methodist Church, 4012 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106). Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Saturday, February 23, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 24, 2013

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Anita Green

March 30, 2013

Love and prayers, Kathleen! I have been trying to get in touch with you for awhile. I will prayer for you in your loss. Anita (Bowman) Green Fairmont, WV

Raymond Gilley

March 26, 2013

So sorry for your loss. I certainly remember hearing your family name mentioned many times, always with high regard. May there be comfort in knowing others share your grief. Raymond Gilley Anawwalt Wv

February 24, 2013

Aunt Kathleen,Tony,Noelle, Madison, & Mother know that all of you are in my prayers.Uncle Fred will be missed so much. He was a man of great wisdom & a giant heart. I have so many happy memories of Uncle Fred. I loved him very much. He is forever in our hearts. Love you all. Pam

February 23, 2013

Mr. Fred was always a joy to talk to each time he came into the ALDI store. I especially enjoyed our talks about coin collecting. He and and his wife were so kind and humble to me. May God be with the entire family during this time. Sincerely, Greg Lewis

judy robinson

February 23, 2013

my thoughts and prayers are with your family when I think of Fred so kind and could always make me and mother laugh he always had a good joke to tell at the reunion. I will greatly miss judy and family