Randy  Casper


Randall G. Casper, 66, of Fremont and formerly of Ottumwa, passed away June 23, 2019 in Fremont.
He was born June 13, 1953 in Albia to Raymond and Martha Stine Casper. He married Charlene Cook on February 23, 1976.
Growing up in Albia and Hiteman, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1971 to 1973; serving in the Vietnam War. He had worked in the oilfields in Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, moving back to Iowa in 1981. Randy owned and operated his own trucking business, had worked at Universal Rundle and for 13 years at John Deere Ottumwa Works, retiring in July 2018.
Randy was a lifetime member of Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He enjoyed singing, playing his guitar, playing cards, watching football and his dog, Buddy. Known as "Momo" by his grandkids, Randy loved and enjoyed spending time with his family, children and grandkids.
Surviving is "his girl", Charlene; two daughters, Sandie Robertson of Ottumwa and Bridget (Jason) Heimer of Chandler, AZ; adopted daughter, Tamy (Gary) Doud of Ottumwa; 8 grandchildren, Melanie Robertson (Alessia Luna), Miranda Robertson, Preston Folkestad (Courtney Anderson), Jameson Robertson, Carson Heimer, Dawson Heimer, Clayton Smith, Grayson Smith; adopted grandchildren, Brittni Wilson and Daltin Doud; siblings, Linda (Jim) Delin, Ann Wright, Danny (Barb) Casper, Richard (Sherry) Casper, Ray (Ruth) Casper, Candy (Ray) Price and Carol Major; a sister-in-law, Barb Casper.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Don Casper, Neva Huff, Dwayne Casper, Jimmy Casper and Cindy Casper.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Tommy Wilkins officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery with military services conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion.
Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to the family.
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Published on June 25, 2019
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6 posts

Ronnie cook
Jun 28, 2019
I will miss you buddy. Until we meet again. Love you brother.
Josh Smith
Jun 27, 2019
Randy will be missed by all of us. What a great guy. RIP friend.
Celia Lawson
Jun 25, 2019
He was like a brother to all us girls.
Marsha Hooten
Jun 25, 2019
Randy was a hard worker, full of jokes & knowledge. RIP
Jeneva “Maggie” Davis
Jun 25, 2019
So so sorry to hear of Randy’s passing. Thinking of you. God bless.
Nora Bellon
Jun 25, 2019
I will always remember Randy he was one of the hardest workers Ive worked with we were work partners for about 2 years I pray the Lord has put him to work an keeps him busy I wont ever forget you Buddy till we meet again