Obituary of Harry Sills Kassel, Jr.
Harry Sills Kassel, Jr., age 88 of Randleman passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 at Randolph Hospice House.
Harry was born in Washington, DC on November 30, 1932. Harry served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He graduated high school in 1951 and from the University of Maryland in 1961 with a Mechanical Engineering degree. He retired from Bechtel Corporation where he designed and built electric power plants and retired from Florida Power and Light. Harry was a member of Balfour Baptist Church. He loved all sports, but especially, the Boston Red Socks. Harry is preceded in death by his father, Harry Sills Kassel, Sr.
Harry is survived by his wife, Judy Routh Kassel; daughters, Brenda Lignelli (Rutledge Webb, fiance) of Annapolis, MD., Patricia Kassel of Murfreesboro, TN, and Jill Baker (Enoch) of Harpers Ferry, WV.; grandson, Dominick Lignelli (Paige) of Dover, DE., and great grandsons, Max and Luca Lignelli; step children, Brad Sink (Summer) and Heather Cusher (Jason) and step grandchildren, Shane, Brooks and Jordan Sink.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to Hospice House of Randolph and especially to Jennifer, Marie and Carmon for their excellent care and a special thank you to Richard McChesney with Hospice Volunteers.
A graveside service will be Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 11:00 am at Randolph Memorial Park with Rev. Mark Wilburn officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204 or Homesforheroes.com and Randolph County Honor Guard, P.O. Box 1672, Asheboro, NC 27204.