Francis “Tip” Casey, 79, of Vidor, died Wednesday, July 27, at his Vidor residence. A native of Beaumont, he was a lifelong resident of Vidor.

He was a member of Victory Temple Church in Beaumont and was a member of Local Union #551 for over 30 years. He was a home builder and a scaffold builder for many years, also he was an avid reader.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 30, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Friday, July 29, 2016 at Memorial Funeral Home.

Tip is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ann Casey of Vidor; daughters Pamela Dial and her husband Ronald of Vidor and Penny Gaudet and her husband Kevin, of Vinton; brother, Mike Casey of Vidor; sisters Charlotte McGowan of Beaumont and Karen James of Grand Prairie; two grandchildren, Brittanie Simpson and her husband Jack of Vinton and Danielle Miller and her husband Jason, of Vidor and four great grandchildren Ella Simpson, Landyn Simpson, Layken Simpson and Sophie Daville.

He is preceded in death by his parents Francis L. Casey and Gladys Casey and brother Patrick Casey.