John R. Cass, 73


John Robert Cass, 73, of Hillsboro, died on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday March 9, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, with Reverend Jeff Hemken officiating. Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Cass was born on April 26, 1947, in Springfield, to Eleanor Eldridge. He married Barbara Holloway on March 31 1993. Mr. Cass was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He loved his family, dogs and watching the squirrels and birds.

Mr. Cass is survived by his wife; one brother, James Cass; one sister, Barbara Sage; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Donny and Billy Cass; and two sisters, Betty and Donna Cass.

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