|Death: ||Sep. 28, 2011|
Cleveland Daily Banner
Lance Cpl. John Franklin Robert Wimpey Cagle, 19, of Tucker, Ga., died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, in Reg-e Khan Nesbin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, during Marine combat support operations.
A native of Atlanta, he graduated in May 2010 from Chamblee Charter High School, where he was a highly decorated JROTC member as a lieutenant colonel.
He was a member of Mountain West Church of God and was active in the youth group. He worked as a courtesy clerk with Kroger at Embry Hills during high school, before he left for Parris Island, S.C., and boot camp.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, the Rev. Robert F. Cagle.
Survivors include his mother, Carolyn A. Cagle of Tucker, Ga.; father, Johnny L. Wimpey of Lawrenceville, Ga.; grandmother, Jeanette Cagle of Cleveland; grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. John Wimpey of Blairsville, Ga.; brother, Andrew L. Wimpey Cagle of Tucker; stepsister, Rebecca Burge of Pleasant Shade, stepbrother, Matt Payne of Cumming, Ga.; and families, cousins, Olivia Zavodny of Cleveland; and Mark and Todd Garrett, both of Tucker; eight nephews and nieces, cousins; aunt, Myra Cagle Zavodny of Memphis; uncle, Michael Garrett of Doraville, Ga.; several friends; and his dog Zach.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Mountain West Church of God, Stone Mountain, Ga., with Pastor Michael Shreve officiating.
The body will lie in repose from noon to 2 p.m. Interment will be in Empire Memorial Gardens, Empire, Ala. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 (local contact: Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton, AL, (205-648-6611).
Flowers should be sent to Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton, Ala.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to Wounded Warriors. John was a true American patriot!
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770-564-2726).
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Thank you for your service. Life is so short. I know your family and friends are proud of you...well our country is too...rest in peace.|
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