Horace Collins Cagle, 67, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Mountain View Manor unexpectedly after an illness. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He worked as a heavy equipment operator all his adult life. Anytime you saw him he had a joke to tell.
He was the son of Inez Cagle and the late Lucius Collins Cagle. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Mark, John, Luke, Matthew, Roosevelt, Amos, LC and Grover Cagle and his sisters, Sallie Lee Stone and Hattie Mae Hagen.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his children’s mother, Barbara Ammons of Cherokee; two daughters, Terri and husband Dean Bradley and Tammy Cagle and Joe Wilnoty all of Cherokee. Two sisters, Ann Rector and husband Carroll of Macon, Ga., Julie Ann Bradshaw of Charlotte. Grandchildren, Britnee Gibson, KaShayla, Chantele, NeKyle Lossiah, Rhiannon Hull, and Colton Littlejohn-Wilnoty all of Cherokee; and two great grandsons, Wyatt Caley and Kyrie Lossiah; and one great granddaughter waiting on arrival in May; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Revs. Eddie Stillwell and Furman Smith will officiate with burial in Swain Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1-2p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Joe Wilnoty, Dean Bradley, Bob Bradley, Cory Wilnoty, Trevor Cagle, NeKyle Lossiah, and Greg Bradley.