January 1, 1926 ~ September 5, 2012
Southern Pines, NC
John Joseph Cauley, Jr., 86, died Wednesday September 5, 2012 at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday September 10 at 10:00AM
at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Monsignor Patrick McCabe as Celebrant.
Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Born January 1, 1926 in Cambridge, MA, he was a son of the late John and Honora Haggerty Cauley.
A veteran of the US Army, he served with the 101st Paratroopers in World War II, as well as in the Korean and the Vietnam Wars. During his 26 years in the military, he earned three Bronze Stars and numerous other medals. After retirement from the army at the rank of Lt. Colonel, Mr. Cauley served as Vice President for First Security in Boston, MA. for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Phyllis Howard Cauley of Southern Pines, six daughters, Kathy Currier and husband Bill of Ft. Myers, FL, Mary Bryant and husband Bob of Lynchburg, VA, Judi Ritz of Southern Pines, Theresa Brower and husband David of Atlanta, GA, Liz Landreth and husband Rick of Southern Pines, and Debbie Stein and husband Bob of Wilmington, MA, four sons, Greg Cauley and wife Mary of West Yarmouth, MA, Pat Cauley of Winthrop, MA, Danny Cauley and wife Patti of North Haven, CT, and Tim Cauley and Melissa of Sandwich, MA, 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 pm at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
Burial at Arlington is scheduled for December 19th at 1pm
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors
Online Condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com