Jerry Bruce Caskey

  • DIED: October 4, 2017
  • LOCATION: Gainesville, Georgia

Jerry Bruce Caskey, age 74 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Monday, October 9, 2017, with a prayer service at 7:30 PM, at the Buford Chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kids in Distress Services, Inc. ( or Prince of Peace Catholic Church ( Condolences may be extended online at Arrangements entrusted by Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia, 770-945-9999. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local arrangements and condolences may be extended online at

Jerry was the son of Jesse and Ona Caskey. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. Jerry honorably served our country as a sergeant in the Air Force where he excelled in electronics. He was an accomplished musician since the age of thirteen, playing primarily the saxophone and piano, and composing many original songs. Jerry was also the owner of WSA Atlanta, a commercial fire alarm and security systems company.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Skillas; son, Jon Caskey (Cherlyn); daughters, Karen Ketchum (Chris), Tina Vliet (Corey) and Norma Caskey; stepsons, William Skillas and Kyle Zak; stepdaughter, Kristin Skillas; brother, Jake (Peggy) Caskey; sister, Jane Robinson (Bob); nine grandchildren; and nephews, Mike Caskey, Todd Caskey, and Dave Caskey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Peggy Caskey.

  • October 09, 2017
    5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Buford Chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory
  • 201 Morningside Drive
  • Buford, GA 30092
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Memorial Service
  • October 10, 2017
    11:00 AM
  • Prince of Peace Catholic Church
  • 6439 Sprout Springs Road
  • Flowery Branch , GA 30542
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“ I played in the band with Jerry. Quite a musician.High regard for Jerry. ”

Posted by: Bill Cooper - Lascassas, TN

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