Cecil Haun age 103, of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Cecil was a veteran of the United States Army and was General Patton’s first scout during World War II. Throughout his life, Cecil loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andy and Bellzora Hawn; son, Larry Cecil Haun; brother, Bea Hawn, Clyde Hawn, Rina Hawn, Ion Hawn, Ray Hawn, Dow Hawn, Charles Hawn; sister, Edie Turner and Ollie Coward.
He is survived by his loving wife of 74 years, Mary “Martha” Haun; son, Ron Haun; grandchildren, Jason Branson, Chris LaBonte, Travis Haun, Melissa Maupin, Lauren Branscum, Joshua Haun, Allie Haun, and Roni Haun; great-grandchildren, Taylor Haun, Taylor Branson, Jaclynn Nicole Branscum, and Lucas Branscum; several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. His funeral service will follow in the chapel with Rev. Billy Moore officiating. His graveside will be 2:30 pm, Sunday at Lynch Bethel Cemetery with full military honors at graveside and Rev. Jay Vittatoe officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com