Bobby Lynn Cassidy

July 10, 1936 – September 5, 2022

Funeral services for Bobby Lynn Cassidy, of the Hickory Grove Community in Carroll County, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7 at Crestview Baptist Church in Carroll County, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Steve Franklin and Rev. Dennis McKay will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Nolan Brooks, Kyle Cassidy, Ben Cassidy, Gregory Cain, Billy Redwine, and Preston Cantner. Honorary pallbearers will be Sta-Home Health workers, Joe McBride, and Earlene Robertson.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 7 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.

Bobby Lynn Cassidy, 86, passed away at his home in Carroll County on Monday, September 5, 2022. He was born in Memphis on July 10, 1936 to Preston and Winnie Corley Casiday. He was a retired logger and farmer who loved working and was a great mechanic. He was a member of Crestview Baptist Church in Carroll County.

Mr. Cassidy is survived by his wife of 65 years, Carol Browning Cassidy; daughter, Susan Cassidy Herod (Bill) of Winona; Barry Cassidy (Sandy) of Indianola and Stacy Cassidy of Duck Hill; four grandchildren, Mary Catherine Brooks (Nolan), Kyle Cassidy (Amy), Kristen Cassidy, and Ben Cassidy; four great-grandchildren, Whitley Brooks, Nora Cassidy, Lucas Cassidy, and Cassidy Wilson; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Bertine Carpenter, Earline Cantner, Vera Mae Ricks, and Odean Smith; and brother, Buddy Casiday.

Memorial contributions can be made to Crestview Baptist Church, 2011 Hwy 17 N, McCarley, MS 38943 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or online at

8 thoughts on “Bobby Lynn Cassidy

  1. Only know Mr Bobby a few years, but he was a great friend to me. Always look forward seeing him in church, he would light up the church. He was going always speak to you and shake you hand.
    May our God be with his family and friends during this time on need.


  2. I remember Bobby both as a child walking down the road from Mama Carley’s & Aunt Winnie’s and Uncle Preston to being a adult as always fun and a jokester. My daddy loved him dearly as did I. May God Bless each of you at his passing and homecoming.


    1. Susan, I am so sorry about your daddy. Although I did not know him, I have heard nothing but good things about him. You and your family are in our prayers.
      Mike and Cheryl


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