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Darrell "Gene" Casper

Born:            Wednesday, 14th of May 1947
Died:            Friday, 16th of June 2017
Interred:       Friday, 23rd of June 2017


   Darrell "Gene" Casper , age 70, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, Missouri. He was born May 14, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Virginia Ann "Chic" (nee Bradford) and Darrell Lee Casper.
   In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann (nee Heibel) Casper, and brother Allen Casper.
   He is survived by daughters Connie M. Marshall of Festus and Christina Ann (Michael) Parker of Bentonville, Arkansas; sisters Roseann (Jim) Swyers of Festus and Anna Hubbard of Springfield, Missouri; brother Joseph Casper of Texas; grandchildren Meghan Nicole Marshall, Trevor James Marshall, Albert John (Debra) Parker, and Mitchell Bradley (Brooke) Parker; and great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Schuester and Kaylee Parker.
   He was a longtime electrician with Ozark Electric and formerly worked in the sand mines for PPG Industries in Crystal City. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City, a Meals on Wheels volunteer for the Twin City Senior Center, member of AMVETS #171, VFW #3777, Knights of Columbus #1230 and Elks #1721, and was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
   A memorial gathering will be held after 9:00 A.M. Friday, June 23, 2017, at Sacred Heart Church until the time of memorial Mass at 11:00 A.M., officiated by Fr. Clark Maes, Pastor. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City. Memorials in Gene's name are preferred to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or to AMVETS #171 Hospitalized Veterans Fund, P.O. Box 582, Festus, Missouri 63028.

St. Louis, Missouri
Crystal City, Missouri
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Crystal City, Missouri