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Joseph L. Cassidy

August 9th, 1959 – October 19th, 2015

Joseph "Joe Bob" Cassidy, age 56, of Vermont, IL, passed away at 12:35 pm on October 19, 2015 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL. He was born on August 9, 1959 in Macomb, the son of Thomas and Luann (Ridenour) Cassidy. Joe Bob married Georgia Horwedel on November 24, 1990 in Table Grove, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are his two daughters, Addie (and Justin) Quinn of Beardstown, IL and Josie (and Adam Bauer) Cassidy of Table Grove, granddaughter, Harper Quinn of Beardstown, sister, Gerry (and Terry) Smith of Macomb and his brother, Dan (and Kathy) Cassidy of Table Grove. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Joe Bob worked at Western Illinois University as a Stationary Fireman. He was also a U.S. Navy Veteran. He enjoyed watching sports and was a fan of the Cardinals, Steelers and Fighting Illini.

Services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, October, 23, 2015 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Pastor Rob Harrison will be officiating with Military Rites by the Ipava American Legion. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the Vermont Fire and Rescue Squad or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, IL.




Condolences


October 20th, 2015

My deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Cassidy & Horwedel families.Keep the memories close at heart and may God wrap his loving arms around each of you, comfort & guide you through this day & those to come.Rest in peace my dear frind.

October 20th, 2015

From Rhonda Kendrick

October 20th, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you as Joe is laid to rest. May the Lord bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Karen Marshall-Bussone

October 20th, 2015

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you. Sue Tygrett

October 20th, 2015

Georgia and family -- My deepest sympathies. You are in my thoughts of peace and comfort for you all. Fran

October 20th, 2015

My deepest sympathy at this time of loss. May God grant you peace that passes our human understanding and may you find omfort in His arms. Linda L. Bedwell

October 21st, 2015

Condolences to the family. I remember Joe from high school, always joking & laughing. What a great guy, I'm glad to have known him. Prayers to the family. Judy(McCormick)Potter

October 21st, 2015

Our deepest sympathies at this time of loss. We will continue to pray for all of Joe's family. Steve and Jo Branson

October 21st, 2015

My deepest sympathy at this time for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for Joe's family.

October 21st, 2015

Thoughts are with you at this time, Georgia. So sorry for your loss.

October 21st, 2015

Georgia, Josie, and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. (Rev. 21:4) Mike and Marla Rumler

October 21st, 2015

Our hearts are saddened to hear of Joe's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go to all the family. May the lord be with you thru this difficult time of loss,he will be deeply missed by all whose lives he touched. The Dwyer Family

October 21st, 2015

To the Cassidy family...I am so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. I have thought of his antics on the school bus many times over the years. I wish I had got to know him as an adult. My sincerest sympathies go out to his entire family.
Kathy (Sherwood) Rhodes

October 22nd, 2015

Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers. Our sincerest sympathy. Jon & Bug

October 23rd, 2015

Our prayers for the Cassidy and Horwedel families. Know that we are there in spirit and love you all

October 23rd, 2015

The Dorothy and Derry clan

October 23rd, 2015


So so sorry for your loss, thinking of you and sending prayers and hugs to comfort you! Sherry Semonis

October 23rd, 2015

Georgia, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers for you & your family. Jenny