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Dennis Casper was a 1962 Ada HS graduate

Dennis M. Casper, 75, died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at 7:10 p.m. at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born on July 20, 1944, in Kenton to the late Alva E. and Elwanda J. (Candler) Casper. On Feb. 10, 2017, Dennis married JoAnna Keller and she survives in Bluffton.

Dennis was employed for several years at Ex-Cello Corp. in Lima.  He then worked as a machine operator at Rockwell International in Kenton where retired after 30 years.  

Dennis was a 1962 graduate of Ada High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam.  He collected die cast classic cars.  Dennis loved cruising around in his fancy blue golf cart and loved his Dodge Dakota and Ram trucks.  He also loved spending time with his dogs.

He is also survived by two sons: Nick (Kristin) Casper of Hilliard and Joshua Casper of Dublin; two daughters: Christine (John) Cristler of Marion and Alicia Hill of Marion; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and a sister: Marsha (Robert) Stull of Ada; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Pastor Courtnie Morton officiating.  Burial will be in Dola Cemetery, Dola.

Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 410 W 10th Ave – 7th Floor Columbus, OH 43210.