Robert James Cason, age 80, of Ellisville, Mo., formerly of Hannibal and Ewing, Mo., was laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., Monday, Dec. 21, 2009.


Robert James Cason, age 80, of Ellisville, Mo., formerly of Hannibal and Ewing, Mo., was laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., Monday, Dec. 21, 2009.
Mr. Cason was born on Feb. 5, 1929, to Raymond and Orlena Cason, who preceded him in death.
He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force from 1947 until retiring in 1967 as a Master Sergeant. Following his career in the service, Mr. Cason worked as an electrical tech., for Harris Corp., for 18 more years.
On Sept. 8, 1957, he was married to his loving wife, Carolyn, in Hannibal, Mo. Along with his wife, he is survived by their three children: Kathy and Bob Phillips, of Ballwin, Mo., Mike and Suzanne Cason of Houston, Texas, and Pat and Joanne Cason of Wilmington, N.C.
He was the grandfather of five and great grandfather of four. He has five surviving brothers and sisters, Jean Jones, Shirley Carter, Bill Cason, Janet Klocke and Jack Cason all of Ewing, Mo.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Asssociation in care of Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services, 2115 Parkway Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376.