Markus Thomas Casper

Born: Sat., Mar. 14, 1964
Died: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Thu., Feb. 01, 2018
Location: Church of the Holy Comforter

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Markus Thomas Casper passed away suddenly at Doctors Hospital of Augusta on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the age of 53.  He was born on March 14, 1964 to the late Eddie O’Dean Casper and Georgia Mae Meadows Casper Holliday.  He graduated from Oglethorpe County High School.  After high school  he joined the United States Navy and served during the Invasion of Grenada.  After his honorable discharge he worked as a cook at both the University of Georgia and Athens Regional Medical Center.  For a while he lived in Arkansas and moved from there to Augusta, GA twenty years ago. Mark loved Jesus and enjoyed reading the Bible, other books, collecting knives and going to flea markets.  Mark was a kind soul that loved everybody and wanted to be loved by everybody.  He especially enjoyed helping older people and kids.  He was a member of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Martinez.

Mark is survived by a sister, Judy Casper McMeekin of Surfside Beach, SC; brother, Michael Edward Casper (Renee) of Winterville, GA; nephew, Thomas Gabriel McMeekin; niece, Heather Nicole Casper; other relatives and many friends.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father, James Ronald Holliday.

Memorial services were held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Joe Bowen officiating.  Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Church of the Resurrection in Surfside Beach, SC.  The family requests that any memorials be made to the Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907.  Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes St., Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jean Mason
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
Judy, I’m so sad Mark has left us but joyful to know he is with his savior. I enjoyed knowing him for many years. Jeannie Mason

Betty Lang
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
I was so glad to have seen Mark (and his smiling face) at Luana's birthday party in Surfside Beach just a few weeks ago. I am sorry to hear that he passed. That was a beautifully written, deserving obituary for such good man. Please accept my condolences. Betty Lang (Judy's friend).

   Posted Fri February 09, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Tanika Moss
   Posted Fri February 16, 2018
I am deeply saddened by this news. Mark was a customer of mine for 5 years and brought so much laughter, joy, and love to my branch. He will truly be missed.