Robert “T-Bob” Cassels

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe following an extended illness. He was born on December 16, 1939 at Rosefield to the union of his parents, Robert Fuller Cassels, Sr. and Maggie Hazel Currington Cassels. He was the oldest of three children. T-Bob graduated from Enterprise High School in 1958. He was a devoted father to his three daughters. He loved the Rosefield Community where he resided. T-Bob was a hardworking man. He was a retired school bus driver with the Catahoula Parish School System and he also worked with the Louisiana Pacific Plywood Division in Urania for many years. He owned his own pulpwood operation for several years as well. He enjoyed managing fish ponds in Enterprise for Bill Amsden. Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 from the sanctuary of Rosefield Baptist Church with pastor Rev. Patrick Willis officiating. Interment followed in the Rosefield Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Landon Cassels; and two nephews, Shayne Lewis and Trevor Rogers. Left to cherish a lifetime of memories are his daughters, Penny Buckalew (Marvin) of Kelly, Sarah Russell (Tommy) of Delhi and Mechelle Nash of Glenpool, OK; his beloved grandchildren, Robert Miniard, Amanda Fuller, Alex Nash, Madison Russell, Marla Nash, Mackenzie Russell, Raeghan Buckalew, Aaron Nash, Melissa Buckalew, Michelle Scroggs and Mandy Moore; great grandchildren, Jasmine, Anthony and Gabriel Fuller and Annalea Crain; his brother, Benny Cassels (Connie); sister, Bessie Lewis (H. C.); and nieces, Suzanne Rogers, Annette Ford, Kelly Hudnall, and Kathy Bower. Pallbearers were Connor Hudnall, Tristen Scroggs, David Scroggs, Randy Benson, Gary Tucker and Dennis Cassels. Honorary pallbearers were Alex Nash, Robert Miniard, Brandon Tingle, Shane Townsend, Zeb Tucker and Kade Benson.

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