Ben Casey is the youngest son of Thomas Green Casey and Marianna Winn Casey. He was raised on a farm just south of Kingsland, but has also resided in Ware and Nassau County. Mr. Casey attended school in Camden County, where he graduated from Camden County High School in 1980. He studied at Valdosta State College before transferring to Brunswick Junior College, where he enrolled in the CO-OP program for Industrial Electronics and Electricity.
Effective January 1, 2017, Mr. Casey will serve his four-year term as Commissioner for District 5 in Camden County after winning the election in November, 2016. Ben previously served on the Camden County Planning Commission for four years representing District 5. His last three years on the Board he served as Chairman of the Planning Commission.
Mr. Casey has worked in all manners of construction and maintenance from residential home building to industrial plants, primarily in the electrical and instrumentation fields. Currently working at Anheuser-Busch, Inc. as an electrical / instrumentation technician, Mr. Casey also has experience in chemical, food, lumber, plywood and the pulp and paper industries.
Married to Sherry Nevill Casey, together they have four adult children. They currently reside on part of the old farm where Ben was raised, owning and operating Vacuna Farms LLC, a small you-pick blueberry farm. The Casey’s are members of the First United Methodist Church of Kingsland.