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William R. Cashner
April 14, 1946 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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William R. Cashner, 77, of Watsontown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, at the Gatehouse.
Born April 14, 1946, in Lock Haven, he was the son to the late Ralph Cashner and the former Virginia Mae Reitz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Bonnie Long in 1989.
William was a 1964 graduate of Lock Haven High School and continued on to honorably served his country in the United States Army. He was stationed in Europe from 1964 to 1967 during the Vietnam Era and the Cold War Period.
He lived in Weedville (Elk County) for 17 years where he was a member of the Weedville Wesleyan Church. William a member of the Black Ravens Drum Corps in Lock Haven and was a past Chaplain of the American Legion Post 978 where he was active in community affairs. He was a 1994 graduate of Jeff Tech School and retired from Thermal Product Solutions in White Deer in 2012 where he was employed as an electrician. He enjoyed RV camping, model railroading, reading and woodworking.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, the former Susan R. Strouse; daughter, Rebecca Willits (Steve Schoff); and a grandson, Ryan Willits.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Following the service at Welker Funeral Home, full military honors will be conducted by the Jersey Shore Honor Guard. The Rev. Dr. Kerry Aucker will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to offset expenses.