Monday, May 18, 2009

Casey Clarence F. Durst: Pegged Out

From Zanesville Times Recorder:

ZANESVILLE: Casey Clarence F. Durst, 93, of Zanesville, died at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Genesis Good Samaritan hospital.

Casey was born March 17, 1916, in Pomeroy, Ohio, the son of the late John and Alice Hood Durst. He worked for the Roekel Company for 48 years where he served as President for the last twelve years, retiring March 16, 1984. Casey was a longtime member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ, where he served on various church boards and sang in the choir. He served as president of the Muscoryan Club, Goodwill Industries, Optimist Club and the Zanesville Rotary Club. He served on the Salvation Army Board and was very generous with donations to Eastside Ministries, Christ's Table and the Salvation Army. Casey served his country as a Army Veteran of World War II. He was a former member of the Zanesville Country Club, where he enjoyed golf and he loved to play cribbage at the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bonnie Mattingly Durst of the home; a son, Karl C. (Barbara) Durst of Grove City, Ohio; a sister, Ruth Miles of Cincinnati, Ohio; a special granddaughter, Sarah Durst of Grove City; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009 and one hour prior to services at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2009 at the funeral home with Rev. Mitch Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park with VFW George Selsam Post 1058 holding full military rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Immanuel United Church of Christ, 105 South 7th St., Zanesville, Ohio, 43701.

To view the video-tribute or send a note of condolence to the family: www.bolin-dierkes funeralhome.com

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