Goreville- Curtis Howard Casper, age 78, of Goreville, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at his home in Goreville.
Curtis was born on January 31, 1941 in West Frankfort, the son of George Earl and Etoile (Winston) Casper. He married Jean R. Rogers in Christopher on December 27, 1963. She preceded him in death on December 6, 2018.
Curt was a member of the Church of Christ and attended the Marion Church of Christ. He enjoyed playing in the John A. Logan Community Band and the S.I. Concert Band. He served as the Band Director at Goreville for fifteen years and later worked at the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative plant until his retirement.
Son-Marshall and Bethany Casper of Lewisburg, TN
Daughter-Beth Harris of Thompsonville
Grandchildren-Kennedy Jean Harris and Kameryn Sue Harris of Thompsonville
Curtis Reed and Caitlin Casper of Colorado
Great grandchildren-Emerald Casper and Arkham Casper
Brother-Robert and Laura Casper of Florida
Sister- Lois Jean and Dale Denny of Anna
Brother in law-Don Evans of Oklahoma
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and great-granddaughter- Amethyst Casper.
Funeral services will be on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Bill Brandstatter and Phil Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Busby Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to In Search of The Lord’s Way and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home;PO Box 411;Marion, IL 62959.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit bluefuneralhome.com