George L.” Butch” Casson passed away on June 21, 2022 at home, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Granville and Bessie Casson. Butch was a U.S. Marine veteran. He retired in 2004 after 30 years of service as an operations manager for New Castle County where he returned to work after his retirement. Butch also drove for Sutton Bus Company for many years. He was a dire-hard Philadelphia Eagles Fan. He enjoyed touch football, golf, playing cards and miniature golf. Butch was assistant coach for St. Elizabeth Youth Softball and Midway Girls Softball. He served as a staff member for McKean Marching Band and coached youth football. He also enjoyed dancing and loved to be on the dance floor. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Butch will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Margaret “Peggy” Casson. Butch is survived by his children, Erin Cooper (George), Terry Casson, his brother, Granville Casson, Jr., his sister, Lois Oneschuck, and his grandchildren, Julia Casson and Ryan Cooper.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808. There will also be a viewing from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1st at the funeral home with services at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Delaware Humane Assoc. 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.