Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Richard Otho Kasunic (May 19, 2016)

Richard Otho Kasunic, 85, of Greenville, Ohio passed away, Thursday, May 19, 2016 at his home.

He was born April 17, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio, a son of the late Peter M. and Ardis H. (Baird) Kasunic. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Anthony, Louis, and Thomas Kasunic.

Richard graduated from Collinwood High School in 1950, Transylvania University in Lexington, KY with a B.A in history in 1953 and a Bachelors of Divinity at Hamma Theological Seminary. He had served many United Methodist Churches in many counties, Shelby, Williams, Defiance, Hancock, Licking, and Darke. He served New Madison UMC from 1975 to 1983. Richard retired in 1993 to Greenville, OH and was a member of Kiwanis of Sidney and New Madison.

Richard is also survived by his wife, June (Conner) Kasunic whom he married on August 23, 1952; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah (Allen) Brown of West Chester, OH, Chevone (Joe) Singer of Greenville, OH; grandchildren, Angela (Gary) Slone of Phoenix, AZ, Alyssa (Andrew) Carr of West Chester, OH, Steve Singer and friend, Kristy Brewer of Fairborn, OH; great grandchildren, Chandler Carr and Maddox Carr; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at New Madison United Methodist Church, 149 N Main Street in New Madison with Pastor Carol Duffield officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison.

Family and friends may visit Saturday from 10 AM till the time of service at the church. Services have been entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the New Madison United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.BraundPope.com