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In Memory

William Casida (Casida) - Class Of 1979

William E. Casida
September 4, 1960 - July 9, 2015
William "Bill" E. Casida, 54, of McCook, NE, passed away July 9, 2015.

Bill was born September 4, 1960 in Norton, KS to Edmond A. and Judith (Gallentine) Casida. He graduated from McCook High School in 1979.

Bill entered the United States Air Force on October 15, 1979 in Denver, CO and was honorably discharged on March 28, 1987 at Hill Air Force Base, UT. During his time of service he was an Aircraft Armament Systems specialist and served several years in Germany.

He was a member of the Evangelical Free Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing; working on cars; and attending stock car races. Spending time with family was important to him. Bill worked as an aircraft mechanic for America West Airlines in Phoenix, AZ prior to moving back to NE. He was employed at the YMCA in McCook.

Surviving him are his father, Edmond A. Casida of McCook; son, Eric (Stasi) Casida of Oahu, HI; son, Scott Casida (fiancée Carissa Nelson) of Greenwood, MO; brother, Ron Casida of Wichita, KS; and four grandchildren.

Bill was preceded in death by his grandparents and his mother, Judy.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015 at the Evangelical Free Church in McCook with Pastor Bruce Lester officiating.