William G. McCaslin, 87, Princeton, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Rivers Bend in Kuttawa.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan's Funeral Home with Kent Workman and Judge Jamus Redd officiating. Burial to follow at Meeks Cemetery in Caldwell County.
Visitation was also Monday.
He was the son of the late Homer Allen McCaslin and Reta Pidcock McCaslin.
He attended Farmersville Elementary and graduated from Butler High School where he was a letterman in football and basketball. He went on to graduate from Georgetown College where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, served in student government and participated in choir and drama programs. He served in the United States Army with the 25th infantry division. He was stationed at Schofield Barracks Army Base in Hawaii. He went on to graduate from the University of Louisville Brandeis College of Law. He began the practice of Law in Owensboro, KY and later relocating to Princeton to join in law practice with Gordan Lisanby.
He was elected to serve as city attorney in Princeton and later the Caldwell county attorney. He was the 56th Judicial District judge and senior status judge of Kentucky until retirement.
He was a member and officer in Kiwanis Club, JAYCEES Club and the local Rotary Club. He was a member of Kentucky Bar Association and on the Board of Directors for Western Baptist Hospital.
He was a member of First Baptist Church where he served as the church moderator, chairman of deacons a Sunday school teacher and sang in the church choir.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Jo Ann Robertson McCaslin; one brother, Donald McCaslin, and one sister, Dimple McCaslin George.
Survivors include his two daughters Connie (Mike) Wyss, Brentwood, Tennessee, and Anita (Bill) Talley, Princeton; one sister, Jean McCaslin Goodwin, Caldwell County; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Caldwell County Youth Incorporated, P.O. Box 336, Princeton, KY 42445.
You may light a candle or leave a message with the family at www.morgansfuneralhome.com.