John Thomas Casper

August 11, 2012


AHOSKIE – John Thomas ‘Bug’ Casper, age 66, of Evergreen St., died Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mr. Casper was born in Hertford County on May 22, 1946, a son of the late Mary Lee Pierce and Curtis Casper. He worked as an auto mechanic and owned and operated Casper’s Auto from 1993 until 2004.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Brenda Evans Casper of the home; his daughters, Rose ‘Doodle’ Casper of the home, and Sherry C. Brinkley and her husband, Stephen of Ahoskie; his son, Chris Casper and his wife, Stephanie of Ahoskie; a brother Frankie Casper ; and grandchildren, John Michael Harrell, Haley Casper, Brianna Brinkley and Courtney Brinkley. Bug was predeceased by a brother, Jesse Lee Casper.

The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie, from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. A celebration of life service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. with the Revs. Paul Ange and Jeff Cockrell officiating. Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery.

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11 years ago

I miss you already daddy. My heart hurts so much, but I know that you are no longer in pain or fighting to breathe. This is the only thing that keeps me from going insane over losing you. I love you daddy. Now you can rest.

Anne & Jackie Brinkley
11 years ago

Love and prayers during this difficult time. Praying God’s comfort for the family.

Thelma Williams
11 years ago

My regards to the family and friends.

Bengi Frantz
11 years ago

Sherry and Steve I know how much your father ment to you and for now you will feel a void. Give it time, you will feel his love from ways that you took for granted. Time will heal you and you will get stronger to carry on the way your father would like for you. May God bless you all.

Mr&Mrs Johnny A Eure Sr
11 years ago

We offer our sincere and hearfelt sympathy.. Bug will be missed by so many.. We pray God will give each of you, his amazing guidance and comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you…

Elizabeth Merritt
11 years ago

My sympathys to you in the loss of your Father. You will always have many wonderful memories to carry you through. God be with you. Love you.

Allen & Erlene Joyner
11 years ago

Brenda and children, Allen and I are thinking of you at this difficult time. We know that God will guide you all thru the days ahead. Know that Mr. Casper will always be remembered as a very kind,caring and loving family man and friend.

Guy McCracken
11 years ago

Pat and i are so sorry for your loss,we will be thinking of you and your family.

Fred Joyner
11 years ago

My thoughts are with the family of Bug Casper. He was a good man and a good freind, may God Bless him.

Clarence and Nancy Greene
11 years ago

Sorry to hear that Bug passed, he will be missed, we worked together at Brinkey Motors years ago and were friends forever.