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Pvt Ahmed Akil Cason
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1979
Death: Apr. 4, 2004
Baghdad, Iraq

CASON, AHMED AKIL, age 24, of McCalla, AL, died serving his country in Baghdad, Iraq on April 4, 2004. Ahmed, known as "Mayo" to his friends and family, was a strong-willed and determined husband. He will be remembered for always going the extra mile for others and his willingness to put aside his needs to help if possible. I am at peace knowing he is in heaven, free from struggles he faced in this life. Ahmed leaves to mourn his passing: his wife, Allison Cason, a daughter, Akilaah Cason, a son, Gabriel Cason, his mother, Arlinda Thomas, Pensacola, FL; his father, Cedric Hunt, Sr., Pensacola, FL; two brothers, Bobby Cason, Jr., El Paso, TX, Cedric Hunt, Jr., Japan; two sisters, Jamila and Danitra Hunt,Pensacola, FL, maternal grandmother, Mozell Thomas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, paternal grandparents, Garland and Virlean Fisher (McGehee), several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The visitation will be at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home on Hwy 150 in Hoover on Sunday, April 11, from 5 to 7 P.M. for family and friends, with services to be held on Monday, April 12, at 11:00 A.M. Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home directing. Interment, with full military honors, will follow in Jefferson Memorial Gardens, South, in Hoover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ahmed Cason Memorial Education Fund at P.O. Box 361388, Hoover, AL 35236. <>


McCalla, Ala. Spc. Ahmed Akil Cason grew up in a military family, and like most any military kid, he moved around a lot.His early years were spent at Fort Hood in Texas and Fort Benning in Georgia, and then he stayed with grandparents in Arkansas because of Desert Storm more than a decade ago. He finished highschool in Alabama, and he lived his last weeks in Iraq.Cason, 24, of McCalla, Ala., was among eight soldiers killed April 4, 2004, while part of a convoy bound for Sadr City, Baghdad's largest Shiite neighborhood.Cedric K. Hunt Sr. said he last talked to his son about three weeks earlier, on the day the soldier left for Iraq."He was fearful, but I don't think that's anything unusual," Hunt said.Hunt would know. He and Cason's mother  
 
Burial:
Jefferson Memorial Gardens South
Hoover
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 04, 2004
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SPC. U.S. Army. Operation Iraq Freedom. 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Bronze Star Medal. Purple Heart. My respects Sir.
- Mike Endress--Alabama-USA
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