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William R. "Bill" Casey

Updated: Jul 7

Abingdon, Virginia




William R. (Bill) Casey, age 78, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.


He was born February 3, 1946, in Washington County, Virginia, a son of the late James Casey and Margaret Reynolds Casey.  He lived his entire life in Washington County and was in the construction business for nearly 50 years.  He was owner and operator of W R Casey Backhoe and Loader Service.  Bill was a hard worker who loved his family and friends and always enjoyed helping others.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Sammy Casey and Charlie Casey; seven sisters, Nellie Cassidy, Irene Dye, Ella Mae Cox, Betty Lovell, Lois Gill, Ruthy Price, and Edith Ferguson; and his beloved dog, Jippy.


Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Linda F. Casey; two daughters, Melissa Sutherland and husband, Fred, and Vicki Wyatt and husband, Rhudy; one brother, Rufus Casey; three sisters, Ruby Honeycutt, Linda Casey, and Brenda Bailey; four grandchildren, Adam Hickman and wife Brittany, Brandon Hickman and wife Lexi, Kendra Hickman and fiancé Caleb, and Nicholas Hickman and partner Kiera; five great grandchildren, Taylor, Kinslee, Salem, Raelynn, and Ember; and several nieces and nephews.


The visitation will be held Friday, June 28, 2024, from 12:00 noon until 1 P.M. at the Frost Funeral Home.  A graveside service will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Greendale Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating. 


Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the Casey family.



Me Casey was a great Man and very special to many people You will be missed. R.I.P


So very sorry for your loss. Many good memories through the years. Our family will miss him.

Bless you and your family.

Nathan Wise and family


Sheriff Blake Andis and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of William Casey.  If our Sheriff’s Office can be of assistance to you during your time of sadness, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Sheriff Andis and Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office


We are so sad to hear of this loss. He meant so much to us! All of you do! We are working in Colorado or you could guarantee we would be there for the service. We are with you in prayer and in heart ! We love your family and want you to know we are very sorry.

Scarlet and Neal Gosnell


Linda, I am so sorry. I love you.


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