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Michael T. McCaskey, 79

1937-2017

Published: June 6, 2017 4:00 AM

Michael T. "Mike" McCaskey, 79, of Loudonville died Saturday afternoon, May 20, 2017, at Brethren Care Center of Ashland after an extended illness.

Mike was born May 21, 1937, in Washington Township, Holmes County, and was the son of Alfred and Ruth (ne Shoemaker) McCaskey. He was a 1956 graduate of Loudonville High School and was a proud member of the 1955 Redbird football team. He lived all of his life in the Loudonville area and was a 45-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 2001.

Mike was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Loudon Post 257 American Legion. He was an avid Loudonville High School sports fan but gained the most pride and pleasure in being a grandfather and watching his grandchildren participate in sports and other activities.

Mike is survived by two sons, Mike (Cassandra) McCaskey of Perrysville and Shayne (Michelle) McCaskey of Loudonville; two daughters, Kelly (John) Patton of rural Ashland and Kerry (James) Wood of Olympia, Washington; eight grandchildren, Michael, Kenny and Bryce McCaskey, Rebeccah Lewis, Eric and Tyler McCaskey, Bradley (Megan) Patton and Jack Wood; and three great-grandchildren, Addysen Patton and Evan and Anthony Lewis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Hannah Mae McCaskey; three brothers, Noel, Jules and Pat McCaskey; and four sisters, Joan McCaskey, Ruth "Mickey" Ferris, Nancy Spreng and Polly Dessenberg.

A funeral service was 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial with military honors by the American Legion and VFW will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends were able to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.


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