Edwin Robert Casler
October 27, 1950 ‒ August 18, 2013
GALION: Edwin Robert Casler passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at his Galion residence surrounded by family. He was 62.
Born in Mansfield on October 27, 1950 he was the son of the Rev. Edwin Alanzo and Edith Pearl (Barrier) Casler. On June 14, 1969 Edwin married Connie Meadows and they were happily married for 44 years.
He was employed by Mansfield Pottery and worked there for 7 years cleaning the kilns. He will be remembered as a hardworking man with a good heart who would take the shirt off his own back to help someone in need.
In spare time, Edwin loved to hunt and fish. He would hunt for anything: deer, small animals, and even roots like ginseng. According to Ed, the best type of fishing was wade fishing, catfishing, anything to do with fishing! He was an excellent instructor for all kinds of outdoor activities. He was a good dancer and a diehard country music fan.
Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Connie (Meadows) Casler; four children: Tina Casler of Galion, Ronna Casler of Perrysville, Roger Casler of Edison, and Matthew Casler of Edison; grandchildren: Maria Adkins, Clayton Adkins, Jacob Adkins, Chandish Purdy, Emily Deckling, and Savanna Casler; four great-grandchildren; siblings: Patricia Ash, Roger Casler, Sylvia Hudson, and Karen Lane; numerous nieces and nephews; and his canine companion: Patchy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Casler.
His family will receive friends Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, 2553 Lexington Avenue, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Pastor Earl Eichlers and Chaplain Jedidiah Brake will officiate and burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory to American Cancer Society may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve the Casler family and private condolences to them may be made at: www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com