In memory of
Leonard Wesley Casebolt
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In memory of
Leonard Wesley Casebolt
Leonard Wesley Casebolt August 20, 1928 - April 06, 2017 Orangevale, CA Leonard Wesley Casebolt passed away at age 88 after a short illness in Orangevale, California, on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was born on August 20, 1928 in Visalia, California to Madeline and Frank Casebolt. Leonard joined the U.S. Navy in July 1948 where he served for 20 years as an accomplished Navy musician and band leader until his retirement in January 1968. After his retirement from the Navy, he joined the U.S. Postal Service where he worked until 1991. However, his love for music never ended and he continued to write music and lead bands to entertain family, friends, and patrons for over 60 years. In 1979, he married Billie Casebolt who sang professionally in his bands until their retirement from music in 2010. Leonard is survived by 5 children from his first marriage to Dixie Ann Kiteley: Tim, Debbie, Randy, Cynthia, and Kevin, 8 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren, and 4 step children from his marriage to Bille Casebolt: Cynthia, Gary, Jeff, and Julie, 9 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California, on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 10:00 AM.
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