|Birth: ||May 19, 1963|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 2012|
COL Jerry Cashion, US Army, age 49, of Carlisle, died on Friday, November 2, 2012, at his home. He was born May 19, 1963, in Lewisburg, TN, the son of Mary (Wright) Cashion of Carlisle and the late Grady Jerrel Cashion.
Jerry was a 1981 graduate of Cornersville High School, TN, received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1986 from Tennessee Tech and earned a Master's degree in Military Strategic Studies at the United States Army War College, Carlisle. COL Cashion was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was in his 27th year of active US Army service and was currently on staff as a G-5 at the United States Army War College, Carlisle. Jerry was a fitness instructor at the Carlisle YMCA and he was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 26 years, Brenda Katharine (Dunning) Cashion, one daughter, Kelly Anne Cashion of Dayton, OH and one son, Clayton Jerrel Cashion of Carlisle and currently a student at Penn State.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012, at 11 a.m. in St. Paul Evangelical Church, 201 West Louther St., Carlisle, with Rev. Timothy W. Sadler and Rev. Carol J. Bowman officiating. Immediately following the service, a time of visitation and fellowship will be held in the church social hall. Interment and full military honors for COL Cashion will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church or Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110 or American Cancer Society – Capital Area Unit, 2 Lemoyne Dr., Ste. 101, Lemoyne, PA 17043.
Note: Interred January 29, 2013
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Columbarium 7 J-4-1
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100278033
"Rembering you and your service to our country on this Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 2013." "God Bless."|
Added: May. 26, 2013
Rest in peace, Jerry. You are missed.|
COL Sam Russell
Added: Nov. 27, 2012
Elmer and I send you our sincerest condolences related to the passing of Jerry. Although we only knew him for a short time period, he is thought to have the highest regard in our memories. We are thankful for the opportunity to have met him, shared time w...(Read more)|
Col. Elmer and Norricia Speights
Added: Nov. 17, 2012
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