Richard Lee Casady Sr., 84, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home in Amarillo, Texas.
He was born Oct. 17, 1928, to Lee Leo and Effie May Billups Casady in Liberal.
He attended schools in Liberal.
He married Jean Shain Oct. 3, 1947, in Pueblo, Colo. She died Aug. 18, 1996.
He was a cab driver in Wichita as a young man, roughneck, and car salesman for Spangle Motors Ford Dealership in Liberal, and the last 22 years of his working career, he worked for I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 out of Burbank, Calif., where he was an assistant prop manager for the Barney Miller Show, prop manager for Let’s Make a Deal and the head property master for the show Soap on ABC.
He loved the horses and was a pilot in his younger years.
Survivors include a son, Richard Casady Jr.and wife, Erlinda, W. Toluca Lake, Calif.; two daughters, Pamula Lehner and husband, Howard, Haven, Debra Rickard and husband, Jeff, Denver; two grandchildren, J. Pinkerton and wife Nikki, Wichita, and Lee Casady, W. Toluca Lake; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Darl Casady, and two sisters, Fern Platz and Vera Nugen.
• Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Liberal Cemetery with the Rev. Rex Petty presiding.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Miller Mortuary.