Milton E. "Mickey" Cahoon



WEAVERVILLE– Milton E. “Mickey” Cahoon, age 77 of Weaverville died Friday, July 6, 2018.

Mickey was born July 13, 1940 in Rocky Mount, NC to the late Rossie W. and Eva Belle Turner Cahoon. A veteran of the US Navy, he retired from the Parks and Rec Department of the City of Asheville and then worked for Lowe’s on Tunnel Road for 10 years. He attended Freedom Christian Church, Marshall. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Cahoon who died in 2010 and his wife, Betty Seitz Cahoon who died in 2015; along with sisters, Sherry Camarata, Doris Moorefield and Carolyn Campbell.

Surviving are his daughter, Karen R. Lunsford of Weaverville; son, Wilson Lee Cahoon and wife Theresa of Alabama; sisters, Loretta Cahoon of Melbourne, FL and Deloris Evans and husband PeeWee of Chesapeake, VA; brothers, Carl Caudle and wife Mae of Lyman, SC, Donald Cahoon and wife Joan of Creedmoor, NC and Darrell Cahoon and wife Michelle of Klamath Falls, Oregon; granddaughter, Tammy Katelyn Lunsford and step-great grandchildren, Kelli, Kay and Christy.

His memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Freedom Christian Church, Marshall with Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating.

Burial will be private in West Memorial Park.

West Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park Building 1, Asheville, NC 28801.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Cahoon’s obituary at