Carlton Edgar Cashion

Posted at 4:40 PM on Apr 14, 2019


Mr. Carlton Edgar Cashion, 91, of Stony Point, N.C, departed this life on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Taylorsville, N.C., at Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on May 19, 1927 in Alexander County to the late Joseph Edgar Cashion and Christine Viola Benfield Cashion. He served in the Navy during World War II as a Navy Seaman 1st Class on various ships, some of which were the U.S.S. DELONG, U.S.S. SCOTT and U.S.S. FALGOUT.

He married Beulah Mae “Bea” Able on May 26, 1961, in Alexander County and was a devoted and loving husband until her passing on February 1, 2019. In addition to her passing, he was also preceded in death by a twin brother, Clayton Eugene Cashion on May 23, 1927, and brother-in-law, Jacob Dalton Lentz Jr., on November 26, 2013.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his sister, Janine Ethel Cashion Lentz; special cousin and caregiver, Dorothy Kerley; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and relatives.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 2 p.m. with military rites in the Stony Point Cemetery. The Reverend Mitchel Rash will be officiating the service.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Cashion family at

Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Family of Mr. Carlton Cashion.

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