Harold Brooks (Cass) Cassady, 91
Harold Brooks (Cass) Cassady, 91, of Douglas passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his home. He was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Kempton, W. Va., to Marshall and Alcinda (Loughry) Cassady.
Harold attended Davis High School in Davis, W. Va., and at 17, quit to join the Navy. He served in World War II aboard the destroyer, USS Storms and was in the battle of Okinawa.
After the war, he traveled to Grand Rapids to work in the furniture industry and there is where he met the love of his life, Phyllis. He then worked at Parke-Davis Chemical Co. in Holland for 33 years, retiring as the second shift supervisor.
Harold was a member of the Holland VFW and the Saugatuck American Legion. He loved to hunt, fish, even going to Wyoming to hunt antelope and Canada to hunt elk and bear. Harold and Phyllis loved to spend their winters in Arizona and their summers at Whiskey Creek in Scottville, Mich., and loved to go to the casinos.
Surviving are his wife Phyllis; his children, Kathleen and Dean Johnson of Douglas and Michael Cassady of Allegan; sister Gladys Rains of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Mary Buehler of Newago, Madeline and Bill Cross of Muskegon; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Leonard and Gene; and sister Arveda.
At his request, cremation has taken place and family services have been held.
Memorial contibutions may be made to Hospice of Holland.
An online registry book is available at www.chappellfuneralhome.com.