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Henry F Cawthon Sr

March 27, 1943 - January 20, 2019

Henry F. Cawthon Sr., age 75, of Lorain, departed this life unexpectedly on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 27, 1943 in Pinson, Tennessee and relocated to Ohio in 1967.

Henry worked for Ford Motor Company at the former Lorain Assembly Plant, UAW Local 425, and retired in 2006 from the Avon Lake Assembly Plant, UAW Local 2000, after 35 years of service. After retirement he worked for Lorain City Schools as a crossing guard and custodian.

His greatest joy was his grandchildren whom called him “PawPaw”. He also enjoyed watching football and was an avid Cleveland Browns fan.

Henry leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 40 years, Mary Berdiel-Cawthon; three sons, Dwight Cawthon, Curtis Cawthon, and Henry Cawthon Jr; two daughters, Melissa Cawthon and Danielle Cawthon (Elvis Hughes); five grandchildren, Kimyata Hawthorne, Olajuwon Cawthon, Alexia Hughes, Alayah Hughes, and Elvis “EJ” Hughes Jr.; a sister, Dorothy Woods, of Tennessee, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clem T. Cawthon and Hattie Mae (Ballard) Cawthon; sisters, Mary “Mae Helen” Minor and Nora Lee Woods-Crawley, and brothers, A.C. Woods, Joe Cawthon, and Will Cawthon.

A viewing will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 11:00 AM until time of service at 12:00 PM at Cathedral of Praise Worship Center, 4545 Elyria Ave, Lorain 44055. Pastor Bishop Melvin L. Brown is officiating.



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12:00 PM
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