Stephen L. Casson, Sr.
Born March 30, 1953
Stephen L. Casson, Sr., age 64, of Townsend, DE, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017.
Stephen was born in Rapid City, SD on March 30, 1953, and was the son of Carlton R. Casson, Jr. and the late Phyllis L. (Ray) Casson. A talented self-employed builder, he was passionate about creating forever homes for his clients. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged after reaching the rank of SGT.
An avid outdoorsman and deer hunter, Stephen greatly enjoyed his favorite hobby. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast who spent many happy hours out on his bike. Stephen was a longtime member of the NRA and Buckmasters American Deer Foundation. Above all else, he was a loving and devoted husband, father, stepfather, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend.
In addition to his mother, Stephen was preceded in death by his son, Stephen L. Casson, Jr.; stepson, Ralph Russell, Jr.; and brother, Bruce Casson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 6 years, Nancy K. (Tinnirella) Casson; father, Carlton R. Casson, Jr.; daughter, Heather Beutler (David); stepdaughter, Kim Glazar (Aaron); brother, Mark Casson; sisters, Cheryl Russell (John) and Susan Passwater (Robert); grandchildren, Crystal and Brandon Casson, Tyler Beutler, Brittany, Morgan, Tori and Ava Glazer and Khaley Russell; and great grandchildren, Ronan Hunter and a great grandson expected in December.
Services and interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Stephen’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.