Bill O'Donald Caskey

October 20, 1931June 23, 2013
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GASTONIA — Bill O’Donald Caskey, 81, passed away June 23, 2013, at his home with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Lancaster, S.C., son of the late Alfred Amos and Ila Faye Roberts Caskey.

Mr. Caskey was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from Roland Black Heating and Cooling, Inc. After retirement, he delivered newspapers for the Gaston Gazette. He attended Spencer Mountain Baptist Church.

Mr. Caskey is survived by his wife of 38 years, Vickey Caskey; one son, Joey Caskey and wife Winn of Gastonia; one daughter, Cheryl Reeves and husband Donnie of Gastonia; one sister, Frances Flannery of Gastonia; four grandchildren, Erin Caskey, Addison Caskey, Christopher Reeves, April Reeves of Gastonia; two great grandchildren, Makala Rhyne, Jayden Smith of Gastonia.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Spencer Mountain Baptist Church with the Rev. Chase White officiating.

Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park with Military Honors by the United States Air Force.

Mr. Caskey was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Elsie Gillespie, Dot Blalock.

Memorials may be made to Spencer Mountain Baptist Church, 135 Lowell Spencer Mountain Road, Spencer Mountain.

Online condolences may be made at:

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Caskey family.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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Kristin Griffin

July 4, 2013

Vicki and Joey, so sorry to hear about your Bill. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

June 29, 2013

Joey, Winn and family, we want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We ask for God to give you comfort and peace.
Bob and Gail Brown and family

Cindy Gibson

June 28, 2013

Joey & Winn,
I was so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I would not have missed being there to pay my respects had I known in time. Your dad was my buddy and I loved and respected him very much. I will miss his big smile,his teasing me and our word games. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

June 28, 2013

To the Caskey family, May God be with you at this time and comfort you. Bill was a good man and had a great personality and will truly be missed by all of his friends. May you rest in peace.

Laura Maner

June 28, 2013

Praying for the family. Bill always had a smile and a good story.

Paulette Lawing

June 28, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Andrea Queen-Poole

June 27, 2013

Joey, Winn and family....I am so sorry to hear of your father passing. My prayers are with you, family and friends. May God bless you during this time of sorrow. Cherish the wonderful memories and keep them close to your heart. <3

Posey & Virginia Williams

June 27, 2013

We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Bill. We were in WV and could not make it to the visitation.. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers..

Jada Cron

June 26, 2013

Joey and Winn

Just wanted to let you know you and your family are my thoughts and prayers.

Kip Cloninger

June 26, 2013

Dear Joey and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. May God comfort and bless each of you