Gayland Lee 'Gus' Cauthon


SCOTT CITY — Gayland Lee "Gus" Cauthon, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

SCOTT CITY — Gayland Lee "Gus" Cauthon, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

He was born Dec. 21, 1925, in Albert, to Lee Elmer and Margaret Catherine Teten Cauthon.

He married Margaret Elaine Robb on Nov. 10, 1952, in Garden City. She preceded him in death.

Mr. Cauthon was a farmer and cattleman.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include two sons, Stuart Cauthon of Scott City, and Steven Cauthon of Noblesville, Ind.; a brother, Homer Cauthon of Riverton, Wyo.; three sisters, Gertrude Brown of Scott City, Patsy Whitson of Ventura, Calif., and Bonnie Dice of Nampa, Idaho; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a brother, Elmer Cauthon.

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Scott City with Rev. Dennis Carter officiating. Interment will be at the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

Visitation is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City.

Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church, Scott County VIP Center, or Scott County Shrine Club in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home.

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