THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Robert W. Cason, Sr. of Thomson, Georgia entered into rest April 11, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Mrs. Myrtice J. Cason. He was 86 years of age.
Funeral Services were Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert C. Gillespie officiating. Interment was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Shannon Brooks, Johnny Brooks, Lloyd Brooks, Richard T. Winter, Jason Winter and Joe Baker.
Mr. Cason was a native and lifelong resident of McDuffie County, retired as a Farmer and associated with Gulf Oil Corporation for 38 years. He was a former member of the Kilpatrick Baptist Association serving as Moderator in 1952-1953, 1963-1964, also as Treasurer, Baptist Training Union Director, Music Director and a member of the Georgia Baptist Convention Executive Committee. Mr. Cason was also a member of the Thomson First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. Jr. and Cindy Cason of Hephzibah; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara C. and Robert E. Neal of Thomson; five grandchildren, Robert W. Cason, III, Thomas Cason, Crystal Cason, Keith Neal, Barbara Dolph; five great-grandchildren; cousins and two devoted friends, Mr. and Mrs. Don Yates of Dearing.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, Georgia, 30906.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.