George Aquilla Cason

February 11, 1937 ~ September 29, 2011 (age 74)

George Aquilla Cason, age 74, of Eatonton, GA, died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Greene Point Health Care and Rehab in Union Point. He was born on February 11, 1937 in Walton County to the late Jesse Dean Cason and Ora Mae Weatherford Cason. He attended Greensboro High School and joined the United States Air Force where he received his GED. In 1957 he married the former Rosie Jane McElhannon of Greensboro who preceded him in death in June of this year. When they first married they lived in Greensboro, then moved to Florida for ten years. They returned to Greensboro and in 1971 moved to Eatonton where he was living at the time of his death. While living in Eatonton, he worked for Enterprise Aluminum for twelve years and then worked as a groundkeeper at Reynolds Plantation. George was a member of Union Point Worship Center. He always had a big garden, loved to fish, hunt and watch the Atlanta Braves.

He is survived by three sons, George Douglas Cason and wife Donna of Eatonton, GA, Michael Keith Cason and wife Laura Ann of Washington, GA and Anthony Wayne Cason and wife Connie of Eatonton, GA; a brother, Calvin Cason and wife Jewell of Loganville, GA; grandchildren: Jesse Douglas Cason (Rena), Jeffrey Alan Cason, Christi Cason Nation (Derrick), Amanda Cason Cruz (Juan), Kenneth Forrest Cason, David Cason and Joshua Cason; step grandchildren: Colby Chandler Howard, Anthony Cole Howard; great grandchildren: Anna Megan Cason, Kaleb Fluker, Justin Fluker, Lynn Nicole Nation and Carlos Aiden Cruz; and a number of other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Willie Cason, Charlie Cason and Jack Cason.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating. Interment will follow in Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Jesse Cason, Jeffrey Cason, David Cason, Forrest Cason, Eddie Scarborough and A. J. Mathis. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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