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Marlin Lee Casey

June 25, 1917 - February 21, 2015

Canton, TX

Mr. Martin Lee Casey, 97, of Canton, Tx. passed away February 21, 2015, in Tyler.

He was born June 25, 1917, in Grand Saline, to Raymond Reuben & Minnie Belle Dearing Casey. He spent most of his life in Van Zandt County where he worked as a custom cabinet builder and graduated from Grand Saline High School in 1937. He also spent many years farming and drove school buses for Canton ISD during the 50’s and 60’s. 

Personal Information

Date of Death




Date of Birth


Place of Birth

Grand Saline, TX


Canton, TX


Parent's Name

Raymond Reuben and Minnie Belle Dearing Casey


Preceeded in Death By

Mr. Casey was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 68 years, Syble Norene Blue Casey; three brothers, Ozell Casey, Arlie Casey and A.J. Casey; and three sisters, Oree Casey Cross, Lerline Casey Neal and Merline Casey Strickland.

Survived By

Survivors include three daughters Ada Lee Casey Bass of Canton, Lynn Casey Midgette and husband Bill of Herndon, VA, and Betty Casey Hadley of Canton; six grandchildren, Delayne Karen Bass of Red Oak, Jonathan Wesley Bass of Longview, Lela Norene Bayliss of Rowlett, Cullun Andrew Bass of Canton, Tammy Lynn Blank of Nacogdoches and Jennifer Marlene Hadley of Canton; eleven great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three nephews and five nieces; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral Home / Crematorium


Bartley Funeral Home - Grand Saline


1015 W Wolfe St


Grand Saline





More Information

Service & Interment

Visitation Location

Bartley Funeral Home - Grand Saline

Visitation Date

Tuesday February 24th, 2015

Visitation Time

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


Service Location

Bartley Funeral Home - Grand Saline

Service Date

Tuesday February 24th, 2015

Service Time

2:00 pm



Pallbearers will be Jonathan Bass, Danny Bayliss, Damon Blank, Cullun Bass, Wesley Bass, Michael Bass, Danton Blank, Dalton Blank, Dagon Blank, Derian Hadley, Casey Bass, Jeremy Bayliss and Jered Bayliss.


Interment Location

Corinth Cemetery - FM 1255 - Grand Saline, TX

Interment Date

Tuesday February 24th, 2015


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