Braxton J. Cahoon

Published 10:56 pm Friday, February 22, 2019

Braxton Jarvis Cahoon, 69, of Swan Quarter, died unexpectedly at his home on February 15, 2019.

Born in Beaufort County on December 13, 1949, he was the son of the late Lewis Braxton and Zona Pearl Jarvis Cahoon. He was a graduate of the Class of 1968 at Mattamuskeet School, graduate of the former Durham Barber School in 1969 and was a licensed barber in Swan Quarter for many years. He farmed most of his life on the family farm in Hyde County and later was known as the “Veggie Man” in Ocracoke. He enjoyed hunting and woodworking.

A funeral service was be held Tuesday at the Cahoon Family Cemetery on Quarter Road. Raffael Farrow Jr. officiated.

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Surviving are son Lewis H. Cahoon and wife Natalie of Bath; daughters Jena C. Tunnell and husband,Greg of Greenville and Lisha C. Carawan and husband Tracy of Swan Quarter; sister Emily C. Thomas and husband Bob of Swan Quarter; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to any fire department in Hyde County.

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