John Walter Cason passed away peacefully on November 3, 2014 at Carolina Meadows, Chapel Hill, where he lived with his wife Mary. We mourn his passing as we also celebrate a life well lived. Walter was an ordained minister of the United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Smithies Cason, and his four children: Jim (Lora) Cason of Washington, DC, John (Mary Sue) Cason of Schaumburg, Illinois, Alice (George) Sharrett of Olympia, Washington and Ann (Mark) Cason-Snow of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also has 7 grandchildren: Emily (Luke EM3), Grace, Claire, Ella, Milo, Henry, and Lilian .
A memorial service and celebration of Walter’s life will be held at the Church of Reconciliation, Chapel Hill, on Saturday, December 6 at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to: Eyes, Ears, Nose and Paws (PO Box 3443, Chapel Hill, NC 27515) or the Orange County Rape Crisis Center (P. O. Box 4722, Chapel Hill, NC 27515).
A full obituary can be viewed at the Walker Funeral Home website:www.walkersfuneral service.com/obituaries