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Melvin "Bill" Cassell

May 18, 1935 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Mr. Melvin Cassell, age 86, of 118 Laramie Circle, Danville, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at SOVAH Health in Danville.

Mr. Cassell was born on May 18, 1935, in Danville, to the late John W. Cassell and Lena Cooper Cassell. He lived his life in Danville where he worked for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 30 years before retirement and was a faithful member of Schoolfield Baptist Church. He bravely served his country in the United States Army.

Mr. Cassell is survived by his wife, Virginia Walton Cassell; children, William Cassell (Sharon) and Mel Cassell (Stacy); seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cassell was predeceased by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 2PM at Swicegood Funeral Home with Reverend David Turbyfill officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Schoolfield Cemetery.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the residence.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Cassell family.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 21, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Swicegood-Barker Funeral Services
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Funeral Service
Sunday
November 21, 2021

2:00 PM
Swicegood Chapel
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
November 21, 2021

Schoolfield Cemetery
Schoolfield Drive
Danville, VA 24541

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