Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 — John Wesley Cauble, 73, of Midland, surrounded by his loving family, passed away at his home on July 31, 2013.
A Celebration of Life will be at First Assembly in Albemarle, N.C. on Saturday, August 3 at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service. Rev. Jeff Kidd will officiate. Rev. Bob Gruver and Rev George Mullen will speak at the service. Burial will follow the service at Oak Grove Methodist Church cemetery in Mt. Pleasant, N.C.
Mr. Cauble was born at home on June 27, 1940, to the late J.W. Cauble and the late Marie Furr Cauble of Finger, N.C.
He was the first of seven sons, who were referred to by their mom as “my boys.” He graduated from Millingport High School in 1958. He served nine years in the Badin Unit of Air National Guard. He was an electrician with Alcoa of Badin, where he retired with 30 years of service.
John was a member of First Assembly of God in Albemarle where he served as an usher and a member of the mission field leadership team.
In addition to his parents, a brother, Tony Cauble; a daughter, Beverly Cauble Huneycutt; and a step-grandson, Freddy Mays, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne Towns Cauble of the home; daughters, Starla Cauble Hill and husband Roney of Albemarle, N.C.; Tisha Cauble Hannah and husband Todd of Hartland, Wisc.; a stepdaughter, Sherri Plummer and husband Doug of Locust, N.C.; a stepson, Bryan Towns of Kingsport, Tenn.; brothers, Jerry Cauble and wife Brenda of Mt. Pleasant, N.C.; Dolan Cauble and wife Sandra of Mt. Pleasant, N.C.; Tim Cauble and wife Natalie of Mt. Pleasant, N.C.; Terry Cauble and wife Robin of Mt. Pleasant, N.C.; and Sam Cauble and wife Gail of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Georgette Lancaster for her dedication to John and his entire family during his illness. Her tender, loving care and willingness to meet every need cheerfully was a blessing that always went “the extra mile.”
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Care Café, PO Box 1022, 1003 Meadow Street, Albemarle, N.C. 28002 or to Alzheimer’s Association of Western N.C., 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.
Gordon’s Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is in charge of arrangements.