April 24, 1925 - October 31, 2019
Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019 at Thompson’s Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.
Service: 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, with a reception beginning at 1:00 p.m., at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 3550 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76133.
Interment: Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Memorials: Should friends desire, memorials may be given to the discretionary fund at St. Christopher Episcopal Church.
Leslie Edwin (Bill) Cavaness, Mr. C, 94, passed away peacefully, Thursday, October 31, 2019 joining in heaven his beloved wife, Totsy.
A great husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and loyal, lifelong friend to so many. Bill was born in Kansas City, Missouri on April 24, 1925, moved to Fort Worth and grew up in Poly, and graduated from Fort Worth Polytechnic High School before serving in the Army/Air Force in WWII.
He was a Master Mason in good standing at Fort Worth Masonic Lodge No. 148, worked for Singer Sewing Machine Company his entire career, was an avid golfer, and a long time member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.
He became a Facebook celebrity from many humorous posts highlighting his life stories.
He is survived by his son, Scott Cavaness and wife, Rita; daughter, Tena Pruitt and husband, Pat; grandchildren, Aaron Pruitt, Josh Pruitt and wife, Lyndzee, Jennifer and husband, Coley Tennant; great-grandchildren, Kayla Martinez and Noah Pruitt.