Alfred Casson


Alfred Casson

Alfred Casson, 78, a resident of Benton, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at the family residence. 

He was the son of the late Dessie Mae Mantooth Casson and John Henry Casson.  He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jakob Davis; and several brothers and sisters. 

He was retired from Magic Chef/Maytag with 35 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors, including vegetable gardening, hunting and fishing. Most of all, he loved family time and watching his grandchildren play ball! He was a member of the Beech Springs Baptist Church in Polk County. 
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Pat Casson of Benton; his son, Danny Casson and his wife, Rita; daughters: Sherry Askew and her husband, Joe, Lisa White and her husband, Jason, and Lori Gruber and her husband, Clarence; grandchildren: Brandon Casson and his wife, Tiffanie, Garrett Casson and his wife, Clara, Blake Cross, Waylon Davis, McKaylee Cross and Amber White; great-grandchildren, Kolton Casson and Ann Lea Casson; sisters: Beulah, Wilma Sue, Savannah and Mary; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at 2 p.m. from the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel with the Rev. Terry Webb officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Benton Memorial Gardens with Brandon Casson, Garrett Casson, Blake Cross, Waylon Davis, Joe Askew, Jason White and McKaylee Cross serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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