In Memory

Pat Casey

Pat Casey

       George Patrick Casey

January 11, 1954-August 7, 2015                                                         

George Patrick “Pat” Casey, 61, of Edmond, OK was born January 11, 1954 in Pampa, TX to George Lafayette and Helen Jean (Paxson) Casey.  He left his earthly body on Friday, August 7, 2015 in Edmond, OK for his eternal home after suffering a stroke.

Pat was a 1972 graduate of Pampa High School.  While attending PHS, he was a member of the Pride of Pampa Band and Stage Band, National Honor Society, and the golf team for 3 years.  He was also a member of the Spanish Club for 1 year.  He was a graduate of The University of Texas in Austin, TX.  While there, he was a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity and Society of Professional Journalism Sigma Delta Chi.

Pat was an Executive Assisstant to Dr. Dennis Dunham at University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) and was a professor in the Mass Communication department as well as being owner & general manager of UCO’s KCSY-FM radio station.  One of his students rated him as AWESOME stating in the rate your professors, “I hope Mr. Casey finds this and reads it to at least one of his classes.  Pat Casey was one of my favorite and most memorable instructors at UCO.  His striking personality balances his quaint brilliance.”  Another student posted, “Broadcast news was certainly not an easy class, but I think it’s the most important class I’ve ever taken.  I didn’t like it at the time, but I like it now.  You’d be surprised how many broadcasters and journalists mess up constantly in the real world.”

Pat was a loving and caring caretaker for his mother from 1998 until her passing in 2007 in Edmond, OK.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents George and Jean. He is survived by his brother Michael and his family of Dallas, TX, Aunt Carol Chance of Arlington, TX, as well as many other loving relatives and friends.

His remains were cremated, and his ashes were interred with his parents in the Fairview Cemetery, Pampa, Texas.

There wasn’t a published obituary or a service.

Information and details were provided by his cousin Laura and UCO’s Special Collections and Archives ladies.


George Patrick “Pat” Casey (1954-2015) - Find a Grave Memorial