Death Notices

Rodger Dale Caskey Sr.
November 11, 1949 – March 20, 2023

caskeyRodger Dale Caskey Sr. passed away on Sunday March 19, 2023, after reaching the age of 73 years old. After months of failing health, he died peacefully within his home in Jonesboro, Louisiana with his Beloved wife of nearly 50 years holding his hand. Rodger was born on November 16, 1949, in Jonesboro, Louisiana, where he grew up and lived most of his life.

He later found himself proudly serving as a soldier in the United States Marine Corp. Rodger was medically discharged after being wounded in combat during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Purple Heart for his courage and sacrifice. Rodger would marry his wife, Janis, in 1973. They together raised a large family, consisting of 6 children, 15 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Rodger was simply a genuinely good man. He was stern, when necessary, gentle when needed, proud but humble. He was giving and faithful. He was also a true country boy, loving every minute of fishing and hunting that he could squeeze in. He spent numerous hours throughout his lifetime on the lake or in the woods and shared his love for this with his children and grandchildren.

Family was the pivotal essence of Rodger’s life. He was proud and honored to be the patriarch, father, grandfather and great-grandfather to our large family. He has been a major presence in the lives of his children and grandchildren. This wonderful man has left a permanent mark etched on our hearts and will be supremely missed and fondly remembered by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, siblings, many nieces, nephews, cousins extended family and many good friends.

Rodger is survived by loving wife, Janis Caskey (Jonesboro, LA). His children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren Rodger Caskey Jr and Jessica their sons Rodger III and Devon (Jonesboro, LA). Rodney Caskey his children Kinsley, Rylen, Rayden (Jonesboro, LA). Tonya Tibbits (Stonewall, LA) her children Kandis Brown daughters Savannah, Leighton, Charliee (Stonewall, LA), BJ Brown and Carrie children Dakotah, Xander, Brantley (Dallas, TX), Kaylynn Bautista and Jonathan children Christian, Jennifer, Izzy, Gabby (Stonewall, LA). Destiny Tibbits, Desiray Tibbits, Matthew Tibbits (Stonewall, LA). Terri Dye (Jonesboro, LA) her children Kelli Calhoun and Michael sons Blaine, Ashton, Mikey (Doyline, LA), Karrie Strickland and Kyle children Brodie, Tristen, Megan, Nickolas (Hot Springs, AR), Great granddaughter Madison Kemp. Brother Billy Caskey Sr and Honey (Haughton, LA), Bobby Caskey and Kari (Noble, LA), Chris Caskey (Noble, LA). Sister Linda Gaspard and John (Jonesboro, LA). A host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his daughter Robin and his son Jimmy Ray. His grandson Andrew. Favorite son in law Buster. Brothers Robert, Charlie, Tommy, Jimmy, and Johnny. His sister Bootsy. His in laws Charles and Sadie Edwards and parents Bingo and Verna Caskey.

Funeral services were held at Weston Baptist Church in Jonesboro, LA, Thursday March 23, 2023. Rodger was laid to rest in Springhill Cemetery, Jonesboro, LA.

Pallbearers were BJ Brown, Rodger Caskey III, Jonathan Bautista, Ashton Sparks, Mikey Calhoun Jr, Matthew Tibbits, TJ Spivey, and Trenton Spivey. Honorary Pallbearers were Rylen Caskey, Christian Bautista, Dakotah Brown, Xander Brown, and Brantley Brown.

Sandy Stuckey
December 6, 1963 — March 16, 2023

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Sandy Stuckey, 59, of West Monroe, LA, were held on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA, with her pastor, Bro. Mike Holloway officiating. Interment will follow in the Community of Christ Church Cemetery in Eros, LA.

Mrs. Stuckey was born on December 6, 1963, in Monroe, LA and passed away on March 16, 2023, in Houston, TX.

She was a faithful and devoted follower of Christ. Her family is thankful to the Lord for her salvation and redemption through the blood of Jesus. Apart from her faith in the Lord, her family was the most important thing in her life. Her family was her pride and joy and her ultimate earthly blessing. She loved to spend time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. If she wasn’t spending her time with her family, she was spending time with her church family at Ouachita Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA, where she had many beloved friends.

She was a nurse for 35+ years and saw her job as a mission field. She allowed the Lord to use her as a vessel and witnessed to and prayed over countless work friends and patients throughout her career. Her favorite place to be was the beach. If she couldn’t go to the beach, she could be found in a deer stand.

Sandy is preceded in death by her parents, Redmond and Marie Thornell; and brother, Kenneth Thornell.

Survivors include her husband, Danny Stuckey; daughters, Lindsay Mathews and husband Frank, and Alexis Bosely and husband Blake; grandchildren, Kypton and Graysha Mathews, Loen Bosely, and Baby Bosely who is on the way; sister, Barbara Shurling and husband Reg; brother, Sheldon Thornell and wife Nichole; and uncle, George Phillips and wife Betty.

Pallbearers were Frank Mathews, Blake Bosely, Gary Stuckey, Barry Bell, Reg Shurling, Earl Stuckey, and Kypton Mathews.


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