STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Kyle James Cason, age 74, died on Friday, February 14, 2014. He was a Bulloch County native and was a former member of the Army National Guard. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 34 years of service as a permit engineer. Mr. Cason was instrumental in establishing Bingo at the American Legion Post 45. He loved to hunt and fish and was a member of the Sinkhole Hunting Club. He was a member of the Register Baptist Church. Mr. Cason was the third of 11 children and was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Redetha Bath Cason; a sister, Catherine Cason Weathers; three brothers, Jolly Cason, Robby Lee Cason and James Cason.
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Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Jo Ann Lavender Cason; three children, Sheila C. (Hugh) Hotchkiss, Lewis Kyle (Thelma) Cason and David Wayne (Missy) Cason, all of Statesboro, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Tootie Hickman, Casey Colbert, Kyle James Cason II, Paige Cason, Cole Cason, Hayes Cason, Abbie Cason; three great-grandchildren, Kylie Howell, Kayleigh Hickman and Jada Collins; four brothers, Dwight Cason, Larry Cason, Terry Cason and Roger Cason; two sisters, Virginia Bragg and Juanita Williams. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The visitation will be held on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home.
The funeral will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Ledbetter officiating.
Pallbearers will be Tony Cason, Roger Wayne Cason, Jeff Weathers, Ronnie Cason, Kenneth Bragg and Daniel Cason.
Honorary pallbearers will be co-workers from the Department of Transportation and members of the Sinkhole Hunting Club.
Entombment will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Fostering Bulloch, 2505 Watering Hole Court, Statesboro, GA; or the Open Hearts Community Mission, P.O. Box 2048, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, February 15, 2014
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Published in Statesboro Herald from Feb. 15 to Feb. 23, 2014