Richard David Cagle(1946 - 2012)

Richard David Cagle

Selma - Richard David Cagle, age 66, died late Friday night at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Born August 28, 1946 in Buncombe County he was a son of the late Henry W. and Lillian Ownbey Cagle. Mr. Cagle was a member of American Legion Post 405 in Pine Level, Woodmen of the World, and Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was also named Legionnaire of the year for Post 405 in 2010 and was Post Commander from 2011-2012. Mr. Cagle is preceded in death by his brother, Carroll R. Cagle.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 in the cemetery of Reeves Chapel United Methodist Church in Asheville.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Gail Stubbs Cagle of the home; son, Michael D. Cagle of Selma; Andrea Cagle Phillips and husband Richard W. of Wake Forest; brother, Coy H. Cagle and wife Judy of Asheville; sister, Judy Cagle McKinney and husband Everette of Asheville; grandchildren, Matthew Phillips, Nathan Phillips, and Emma Phillips.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the Heartland Home Health Care, 3200 Atlantic Ave., #100 Raleigh, NC 27604 or Calvary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 26, Selma, NC 27576.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

1351 S. POLLOCK STREET Selma, NC 27576-3403
(919) 965-3031

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 26, 2012