Johnny Ray “Tater” Cagle 60,  passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at  his home surrounded by his family.


A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, with the Reverend David Reynolds officiating.


Johnny worked in the construction business for many years.  He enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping, four wheeling, hunting, fishing and boating. He was son of the late Dewey and Frances Frye Cagle  He was preceded in death by brothers: Danny and Gary Cagle.


Johnny is survived by his wife, of 41 years, Lou Ellen Hammer Cagle; son: Jeremy Cagle and wife Audrey; brother: Phillip Cagle.


The family will receive friends on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home and at other times at the home.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Cagle family.


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  1. Lou & Jeremy,

    Please know that the both of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Tater was such a sweet man and he fought so hard for so long. I hope you both can find comfort in knowing he is finally at peace. May God give yo

  2. Lou, our condolences and sympathy, to you and Jeremy and family. We are so sorry. Tater was a good man and I know you are going to miss him.

    We will keep you in our prayers and may God give you the strength and

    courage to get through this. Wit

  3. Lou, I am so sorry to hear this. Please know that we are praying for you and your family. You have always been special to me. Sending love and prayers.

  4. Lou , so sorry to hear about Tater . Praying for comfort , strength and peace for you . Hope to see you at Lakewood again where you have many good memories .

  5. Lou and Jeremy, it’s so hard to let our loved ones go, and there really are no words that can ease the pain you are feeling. I know that Tater was a great guy and that you all loved each other very much. Please know that you are in my prayers, that you ma

  6. Tater built our screen porch and did many other things for us. He was an excellent carpenter and we enjoyed working with him. He always talked about his wife and son. One day, he referred to his wife as ‘his babydoll’. I laughed and he told me that after

  7. Sad to hear of ‘Tater’s’ passing ! We will always remember him as a good friend with a big heart and always had that big smile!! Love and sympathy to the family ! Neill & Kathy C

  8. Dearest Lou,

    I just found out about Tater’s passing. I am so sorry for your and Jeremy’s loss. My prayers are with you both. I hope you can take some comfort that you will see him again one day. A funny little story that he always comes to my mind e

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