AMerican Veteran 11

Franklin "Buster" Wade Cashwell

October 10, 1933 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 86)

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Mr. Franklin "Buster" Wade Cashwell, 86, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.


A memorial service will be held  at 2:00 pm Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Butler Funeral Home Chapel, officiating will be Rev. Charlie Carter and Rev. Tim Evans.  Military honors will be presented following the service.


The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Cashwell and Armelia Horne Cashwell; and his first wife, Joan Hildebrandt Cashwell.


He is survived by his loving wife, Faye Zimmerman Cashwell; sons, Franklin, Jr. & wife, Yuni and Timothy & wife, Brenda; daughters, Janine Seals & husband, Henry and Patricia  Long & husband, Patrick; sisters, Betsy McLeod & husband, Bragg and Nellie Pruitt.; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. 


He retired as a Chief Master Sergeant with over 28 years of service with the United States Air Force.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Shriner's Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida  33607.


Arrangements by Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman, NC  28391.

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November 23, 2019

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Butler Funeral Home
6535 Clinton Road
Stedman, NC 28391

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