D C McCaskill
D C McCaskill

Obituary of D C McCaskill

D.C. McCaskill, age 90, of 1134 Capelsie Rd., Candor died Sunday, April 5, 2009 at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital, Troy.Mr. McCaskill was born June 22, 1918 in Montgomery County, NC, the son of Norman Clarence and Minnie Belle (Greene) McCaskill. Mr. McCaskill was a member of Hickory Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church and a retired employee of the furniture industry. DC was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed farming and tending his cattle, bird hunting and coastal fishing. He was a lover of bluegrass music and in earlier years was a member of the Little River Bluegrass Band. He was well-known for his French harp and banjo playing.DC was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His kindhearted, patient, gentle spirit was a blessing to all who knew him, and he will be truly missed. He was a Godly man and loved attending his church.He is survived by his wife: Cassie Lea (Kelly) McCaskill of the home; one daughter: Sherry M. Caudill and husband, Robert of Star; one son: Joe McCaskill and wife, Ann of Capelsie; one sister: Frances Hogan of Biscoe; grandchildren: Laura Moody and husband, Barden of Siler City, Beth Harris and husband, Mark of Star, Katie Hursey and husband, Phillip of Star, Monica McCaskill and Jared McCaskill, both of Capelsie; one great-grandson: Henry Harris of Star; 2 nephews and 1 niece.The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, 211 North Main Street, Troy; other times at the home. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 pm at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Shuff and Rev. Hughes Chaney officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Pekin Rd., Candor.Memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church "Structural Fund", 3934 Pekin Rd., Candor, NC 27229 or to the charity of one's choice.
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