william ray casonWilliam Ray Cason, 63, of Hamburg, died on July 28, 2016 at his residence.

He graduated from Bruno High School in Bruno in 1970 and for 34 years he was a proud member of the Boilermakers Local 69 where he had served as a business agent, secretary/treasurer and later president. He was an active member of the Hamburg First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and running dogs.

Mr. Cason was preceded in death by his father, Everett Cason.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Kathy Chambers Cason; a daughter, Christy Cason Burchfield and husband, Brad, all of Hamburg; his mother, Janice McNaughton Cason Vines of Yellville; two brothers, Danny Wayne Cason of Chipley, Florida and Bob Cason of Valley Springs; four sisters, Lois Taylor of Alpena, Jeanette Swafford of St. Joe, Judy Markle of Bruno and Carolyn Cason of Mountain Home, two grandchildren, Cason Clark Meeks and Danica Noel Rowe and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation is July 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.

Funeral services will be held on July 30 at 10 a.m. at the Hamburg First United Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Comer officiating. Burial will be in the Flat Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Raymond Roberts, Johnny Martin, Dennis Holland, Billy Rice, Don Hartley and Rod Drurey. Honorary pallbearers are his brothers of the Boilermakers Local #69.

Memorials may be made to the Hamburg First United Methodist Church, 202 S. Main, Hamburg, AR 71646.