In memoriam: Landel Casey

landel caseyLandel Casey, former president and CEO of Guardian Credit Union in Montgomery, AL, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27.  Casey, a longtime credit union leader, was on the board of Guardian Credit Union and was inducted into the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders in 2012. In addition to his 26 years with Guardian, Casey served as treasurer of the Alabama Credit Union League for a time.

Casey was named Alabama Credit Union Chief Executive of the Year in 1987, 1997, and 2004, and retired from Guardian in 2010. He also served in leadership positions at the state and local level, including president of the East Montgomery Lions Club and chairman of the board of Corporate America Credit Union.

A visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Leak Memory Chapel in Montgomery, AL. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 2, at Vaughn Park Church of Christ at 11 a.m. A private family burial will be held at Greenwood Serenity Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, WTI 210, 1720 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294-3300.