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Paul Anthony Cawthon

August 11, 1952 ~ January 18, 2022 (age 69)

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Mr. Paul Anthony Cawthon, 69, of Westport, TN passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Jamison Cemetery. Brother Chase Sanders will officiate the service.

The family will receive friends at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM, and on Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 9:00AM until the time of services at 2:00PM.

Mr. Cawthon was born on August 11, 1952 in Bruceton, TN to the late Benjamin Cawthon and Olivia Hilliard Cawthon. He entered the US Army at the age of 19 and retired after 22 years. He retired from CSX Railroad as a tamper operator after 36 years, and was a member of Clarksburg Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Cawthon of Westport, TN; one daughter, Dawn (David) Marlin of Clarksburg, TN; two sons, Jerome (Amanda) Cawthon of Jackson, TN and Josh (Natasha) Cawthon of Westport, TN; one sister, Hilda (Chuck) Wallace of Huntingdon, TN; and 7 grandchildren: Meaghan Marlin, Hayden Marlin, Nate Cawthon, Jake Cawthon, Dawson Marlin, Max Cawthon, and Bear Cawthon.

Honoring Mr. Cawthon as pallbearers will be: Jerome Cawthon, Josh Cawthon, David Marlin, Jake Cawthon, Jeff Brawner, and Russell Orr. Honorary pallbearers will be: Meaghan Marlin, Hayden Marlin, Dawson Marlin, Max Cawthon, Bear Cawthon, Burbon Sullivan, and Danny Patterson.

Dilday-Carter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Cawthon, 731-986-8281.

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