Herbert “Herb” Neal Cauthen, of Pima and formerly of Casa Grande, went to be with his wife July 11, 2022. He was 68. Herb was born January 17, 1954, in Llano, Texas, to Billy and Pearl Joiner. A few years later he was adopted by his dad, George Cauthen.
As a child, Herb’s family moved a lot and at the age of 17, Herb joined the United States Army where he served proudly.
Herb was a true cowboy who loved his Coors, fishing, and riding horses. He had many jobs but retired from Felix Construction with the intent to live his life. However, his cancer won the race.
Herb is preceded in death by: his wife, Glenda Cauthen; maternal and paternal grandparents; his dad, George; and sister, Vickey Joiner.
He leaved behind: his mom, Pearl Cauthen; son, Justin (Tracy) Cauthen; sister, Diane Cauthen; brothers, Art (Ruby) Cauthen, Jimmy (Becky) Cauthen and Everett (Jen) Cauthen; grandson, Zeke Cauthen; granddaughter, Zoey Cauthen; many nieces, nephews and friends who will never forget him.
A Celebration of Herb’s Life will be conducted Friday, July 22, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at Vining Funeral Home’s “Chapel of the Valley.” Military honors will be conferred by the Gila Valley Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, Herb’s family suggests donations in his honor be placed at the charity of your choosing.