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David Allen Cagle, 57, Mauriceville, Texas


Last updated 9/18/2018 at Noon

David Allen Cagle, 57, of Mauriceville, Texas, passed away on September 16, 2018, in Beaumont, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018, at North Orange Baptist Church in Orange, Texas with Reverend Kevin Brown officiating. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Mauriceville, Texas.

Born in Orange, Texas, on January 17, 1961, he was the son of Billy Cagle and Betty Newsom Cagle.

David had a passion for serving his community and did so for many years including 3 years with the Bridge City Police Department, 4 years with the Port Arthur Police Department, 23 years with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), 6 years with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and serving 6 years as the Constable for Orange County Precinct 2.

He graduated from Lamar University with a bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, as well as being a firearms instructor, a Master Peace Officer, and was voted Readers’ Choice Best Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for 2017 and 2018.

David was an excellent carpenter and loved working around the house.

During his time in Mauriceville he enjoyed trail riding with his horses, being on his tractor, and fishing.

David loved to entertain friends and family at his home, relaxing on the beach, barbequing, and even entering barbeque competitions.

He loved his grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with them.

David will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Betty Cagle.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Kathy Cagle; children, DJ Cagle and wife Kassi, of Mountain Home, TX, Douglas Cagle and wife Dana, of Houston, TX, David Cagle and wife Summer, of Orange, TX, Christopher Whitehead and wife Kayla, of Buna, TX, and Carlee Whitehead, of Mauriceville, TX; grandchildren, Bertis Whitehead, Evan Whitehead, Paisley Lenz, Tucker Whitehead, Presley Cagle, Addi Whitehead, Tommy Cagle, Camilla Cagle, and Kyle Cagle; and his brothers, Timothy Cagle and wife Patrina, of London, England and Steven Cagle and wife Kathryn, of Nederland, TX.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Cagle, DJ Cagle, Douglas Cagle, Zach Cagle, Kevin Cagle, and Chris Whitehead.

Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange


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