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Samuel "Buddy" Cain
September 12, 1923 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 96)
Obituary & Services
Samuel “Buddy” Cain, age 96, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, August 23, 2020, after a brief illness. Mr. Cain, a native of Appling County, was the fourth of six children born to Versie Crosby Cain and William Ballard Cain. He was a veteran of World War II, having been drafted just weeks after his graduation from Baxley High School in 1942. He and his wife, the former Berna Deen Graham, were married for 52 years before her death in 1998. They were the parents of two sons, Wendel Cain and Wade Cain. Mr. Cain was a farmer all his life and a member of Zoar Methodist Church, which he was able to attend for over 90 years.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Mr. Cain was pre-deceased by a son, Wendel Cain; granddaughter Faith Cain; and siblings George, Barney, and Buck Cain and Corinne Garrett. He is survived by a son, Wade Cain of Rincon; granddaughters Julie (Brad) Carter of Baxley, Rebecca (Jared) Peterson of Phenix City, Alabama; great-granddaughters Karlee Lastinger of Baxley and Farah Peterson of Phenix City; great-grandson Chase Stone; two great-great-grandchildren, Ryker and Kamree of Baxley; sister Evelyn Haymons of Ellenwood and a sister-in-law, Betty Cain of Hazlehurst. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Zoar Cemetery with Rev. Darrell Quinn officiating.
Pallbearers are Ashley Atkins, Andy Atkins, Adam Bryant, Dillon Bryant, Blake Cain and Gary Rowell.
Honorary Pallbearers are the Directors of Community Bank of Georgia.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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