Dennis L. Kasper, age 70, of Zanesfield, Ohio passed away peacefully at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Marysville, Ohio.
He was born in Columbus, Ohio September 29, 1949, to the late Robert “Bob” and Eloise (McAdow) Kasper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Larry.
On June 4, 2004, Dennis married Shelley Rupright in Bellefontaine, Ohio, and she survives along with his daughter, Wendy (Zak) Hill and her mother Denise (Humm) Kasper; a step son, David (Angela) Garrison; five grandchildren, Kendall Hill, Kalla Hill, Kase Hill, Isiah Garrison and Grace Garrison. He is also survived by a nephew, Chad (Wendy) Kasper of Bloomington, Indiana and a niece, Melanie Kasper of Fort Wayne, Indiana as well as other relatives, friends, neighbors and his dog, Ellie.
Dennis graduated from Fairbanks High School in 1967. He was a member of the Ohio Army National Guard and worked for O.M. Scott and Sons for thirty years. Dennis then started his own company, Athletic Turf Specialities Inc.
An avid outdoorsman he enjoyed deer, coon, rabbit and squirrel hunting. He also enjoyed arrowhead hunting and fishing and especially ice fishing on his pond. Dennis raised sheep and chickens and participated in the Union County and Worthington Farmer’s markets selling his fresh vegetables and flowers from his beautifully maintained garden. He enjoyed cooking, spending time with his friends and family and the occasional beer. He will be remembered for his strong will, hardworking and ornery personality.
Per Dennis’s request, there will be no public services.
Thank you to all of the staff at Memorial Hospital who took care of Dennis.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
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