Gene Cassell, age 78, of Marshall, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with Willie Harlow and Mack Davis officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Malta Bend American Legion Post 558 or Marshall Optimist Club. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born February 3, 1944, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Everett F. Cassell and Gertrude M. Paddell Cassell. On June 19, 1971, he married Mary Franke Winning who survives of the home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Malta Bend American Legion Post 558 and the 40 & 8 Organization in Sedalia. He was also a member of numerous clubs and activities including Marshall Optimist Club and coaching many years for different softball and baseball leagues. He truly served his community. He was owner of Gene’s Print Shop and enjoyed golfing, camping and traveling. He was a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; three children, Kristie Davis (Mack) of Jacksonville, AR, Gene Cassell Jr. (Regina) of Topeka, KS, and Kelly Boyer of Marshall; six grandchildren, William and Sarah Davis, Jake and Jared Cassell, Ashton and Lane Boyer; nieces and nephews; and his first wife, Elaine Raines.
In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Kevin Boyer; and one brother, Harvey T. Cassell.