Former Dumas, Texas resident Freddy J.Casados, age 68, has departed this life at his home in Cripple Creek, CO. Freddy died from heart complications. A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday September 15, 2018 at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Dumas, with Deacon Wayne Norrell officiating. After the memorial service the family will be greeting guests in a private room at The Plaza Restaurant, 2100 S Dumas Ave.
He was born to Ernie and Bettie Casados on December 26, 1949 in Springhill, LA. Survivors include his children, Brent Casados and Heather Casados, both of the DFW area. His mother Bettie Casados of Dumas, his twin sister Stephnie Smith of Dumas, Samia (Sam) Chisum of Bullard, TX, Ernie Jr.of Hillister, TX, Edmund of Foster, OK and Dana of Murchison, TX.. He loved being the uncle to many nieces and nephews and the godfather to his niece Angela Smith. He had such a special bond with his aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends, including his special companion, Donna Whitely. Freddy was proceeded in death by his daughter, Carmen Michelle Casados and father Ernie Casados Sr.
He was blessed to have attended his 50th class reunion in June of 2018. Freddy had so many special friends, encompassing from his home in Colorado, to his lake home at Lake Whitney and to what he called his "farm" in Azle, TX. His hobbies included, motorcycle riding across the country or just day trips through his beautiful mountains, he was an avid fisherman and shared this passion with many, he loved riding his ATV and snowmobile and sharing his adventures with friends and family.
He attended Panhandle State University on a Baseball scholarship and was retired from his career as a Court Reporter.
Condolences may be sent to Brent and Heather Casados at 713 Green River Trail, Fort Worth, TX 76103. Memorial donations for Freddy may be made to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX 79174
A few days before his death he wrote to a friend...."I am more content and happy with God's plan in my life than probably any other time. I don't know what His final plan is, but I believe it is better than anything I can fabricate.'