Charles E. 'Chard' Casher, 72, of Mineral Springs died on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.
He was born on June 14, 1945 in Clearfield, a son of the late William and Margaret (Snyder) Casher.
Chard was employed by AandP Plant in Horseheads, NY. After moving back to Clearfield, he was employed by Penn Line and most recently with Community Action. He had a love of racing and owned his own stock car. His biggest love were his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He had a great relationship with them and their friends, many even learned to call him 'Pappy'.
He was a member of Bible Tabernacle of Mineral Springs
He is survived by his wife, Hope (Wisor) Casher; four sons, Rick Casher and wife Jennifer of Woodland, Aaron Casher and wife Rhonda of Mineral Springs, Craig Casher and wife Denise of Mineral Springs, and Bryan Casher and fiance Cheri Bumbarger of Curwensville; eleven grandchildren, Morgan Holden and husband Jimmy, Courtney Casher and significant other Shadoe Bauman, Taylor Smolko and husband Keith, Kasey Casher and wife Sarah, Shannon Casher, Alyssa Bumbarger and husband Nate, Darien Casher and fiance Levi Picard, Haylee Casher, Luke Casher, Bryanna Casher, and Hadley Casher and fiance Caleb Heichel; two step granddaughters, Madison and Kelsi Bumbarger; seven great grandchildren, Hayden and Bristol Holden, Colton Smolko, Kolbie Peters, Emerson Bauman, Amyah Bumbarger and Wrenlee Heichel, as well as two great grandchildren that he was anxiously expecting; three brothers, Hershey Lee Casher and wife Joy of VA, Jim Casher and wife Nylene of Tioga, and William 'Buck' Casher of Clearfield; and a sister, Carol Cody and husband Bill of Tioga.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Hillary Casher; and two sisters, Ruth Wilson, Audrey Wisor.
Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Thursday at 11 AM with Rev. Kenneth R. Pry officiating. Interment will follow in the Stoneville Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-8 PM and Thursday from 10-11 AM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Bible Tabernacle of Mineral Springs, PO Box 8, Mineral Springs, PA 16855.
To sign the on-line guest book go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.