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Richard Paul Casner

October 7, 1937 — January 10, 2020

Richard Paul Casner

Richard Paul Casner, age 82 of Gatesville, TX, formerly of Killeen, TX, went to be with Jesus on the afternoon of January 10, 2020. Richard was born on October 7, 1937 in Alton, IL to the late Joseph and Clara Eisenrich Casner. He grew up in Alton and joined the Army in 1955. Richard was a Vietnam Vet having served two tours of duty. After retirement in 1976, he worked in the heating and air conditioning business.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Marjorie Gorman.

Richard is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Casner of Gatesville; a daughter, Pam Goucher of Marion, AR; a son, Joe Casner of Gatesville; 2 granddaughters, Shannon Sanders of Jonesboro, AR and Amanda (Tim) Weatherford of Cordova, TN; a grandson, Justin Goucher of Conway, AR; 4 great-grandchildren; a sister, Velma Stipanovich of Dewey, AZ; a brother, Duane Casner of Alton, IL; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN,  ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or online at

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

11463 TX-195, Killeen, TX 76542

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