Linda “Miss Sparkles” Caskey, 74, of Lakeview, passed into Heaven from her home on November 28, 2012.
She was born on September 19, 1938 in Lima, OH, to the late Brice & Iona Gross Engle. On November 30, 1958, she married Fred J. Caskey at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, and he preceded her in death on February 8, 2009.
She is also survived by five children: Laurie (Jerry) Westfall, Mechanicsburg, OH, Lisa (Dennis) Cruce, Belle Center, OH, Jamie Caskey, Lakeview, Fred (Karen) Caskey, Medina, OH, and Jean (Marvin) Levering, Cable, OH, 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, a brother, Darrell (Sandy) Engle of Lima, OH, a sister, Shirley Miller of Columbus, Grove, and a beloved extended family.
Linda was a 1956 graduate of Roundhead High School. She retired from Little Learners Daycare in Bellefontaine and previously worked at Bank Ohio in Bellefontaine. She was a 40-year member of Indian Lake Northside Church of the Nazarene and was a member of TOPS. She enjoyed singing, laughter, and vacationing with friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Trouble. She will be missed by the many whose lives she touched.
Pastor Tim Johnson and Pastor James Sherrill will conduct funeral services at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 1, 2012, at the Indian Lake Northside Church of the Nazarene with visitation one hour prior.
Memorial contribution may be made in Linda’s name to the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.