Casey Lee Gettinger, 39, Sullivan, passed away June 3, 2021.
He was born July 28, 1981, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, to John
R. Gettinger and Marsha (Monk) Kennedy. Casey was a 2000 graduate of
Sullivan High School and was employed as head cook at Kat-A-Korner. He
had recently completed training to become a Certified Recovery
Specialist and was working at the Wabash Valley Recovery Center as a
designated Community Health Worker where he had the ability to use his
own addiction struggles to help other’s overcome theirs. He attended
Maryland Community Church and Kingsley United Methodist Church when he
was younger. He enjoyed fishing, spending time at his family’s farm
and helping others. Casey was a friend to many and was loved by all
who knew him. He will be greatly missed.
Preceding him in death are his grandparents, John D. and Evelyn
Gettinger; his grandfather, John Richard “Dick” Monk; and one uncle,
Survivors include his companion, Kattie Mataya; his parents, John R.
(and Polly) Gettinger and Marsha Monk Kennedy (and Paul Hoffner); his
grandmother, Laura Joyce Monk; two brothers, Jason and Cody Gettinger;
one sister, Katelynn Kennedy; two nieces, Jaci and Sherri Gettinger;
one nephew, Owen Gettinger; two uncles, Tom (and Nancy) Gettinger and
Dan Gettinger; several cousins; and children whom he claimed as his
own, Mataya Welch and Hayden Adams.
Visitation is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. June 12, 2021 at Holmes
Memorial Chapel with services to celebrate his life starting at 4 p.m.
Pastor Eddie Hammond will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations can
be made in memory of Casey Gettinger to the Wabash Valley Recovery
Center at https://paypal.me/wabashvalleyrecovery?locale.x=en_US or at
2022 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807.