Bob Cason

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Bob Gene Cason, age 90, of Gas, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Windsor Place, Iola, Kansas. Bob was born March 7, 1929, in Iola, to S.E. (Boe) Cason and Ruth A. (Howey) Cason.

Bob attended school in Iola. Bob and Thelma Pauline (Sexton) Cason were married Feb. 27, 1951, in Huntsville, Ark.

Bob served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was a member of the Iola American Legion and Elks.

He owned Bob Cason Trucking and Produce Company and raised Black Angus cattle.

Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, and gardening, along with being an avid coin collector. He loved feeding the squirrels in his yard and had the patience and perseverance that wild squirrels would eat out of his hand. He was a lifelong Kansas City Chiefs fan and was in attendance for their only Super Bowl win (thus far) in New Orleans in 1970. Bob’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him great joy.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline; his parents; his sister, Corinne Allhiser, and son-in-law, Keith Hedden.

Bob is survived by sons, Clark Cason and wife, Donna, LaHarpe, Michael Cason, Olathe; daughters, Carol Sager and husband, John, Iola, Connie Cason, Iola; he is cherished by his grandchildren, Chris Cason, Carrie Cason, Candice Hedden-Shields and husband, Scott, Colt Hedden and wife, Jessica, Courtney Sager, Mars Westgate, Arabella Westgate; his great-grandchildren, Logan Cason, Lucas Cason, Taylor Cason, Megan Cason, Cashlin Hedden-Shields, Clover Hedden-Shields, Logan Hedden, and Bria Hedden.

A graveside service to honor Bob’s life will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in St. John’s Cemetery, 1386 – 2200 Street, Gas.

Memorials are suggested to the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF), and may be left with Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.

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