Jake Harlan Caviness, 22 of Carlisle was born June 6, 1993 and received his angel wings and went to be with the Lord in heaven on July 31, 2015.
Jake was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Rosie DeWitt and Mary and Mon Cochran.
He is survived by his parents, Harlan and Monica Caviness and brother, Zachary all of Carlisle; grandparents, Jerry and Marilyn Miller of Carlisle and Joe and Verda Mae Caviness of Hazen; aunts and uncles, John and Missy Hillman, Neal and Jennifer Sheets, and Jason and Jill Caviness and David and Rhonda Martin of Huntsville, Alabama; cousins, Clayton, Sydney, and Callie Hillman, Cole Sheets, John and Mark Martin and Luke and Lilly Caviness and many more family and friends.
Jake graduated from Carlisle High School in 2012. He was a multi-sport athlete and participated in football, basketball and baseball. He was a member of both the baseball and football teams that went to the state finals and he was proud to call himself a “Bison”. He was attending Arkansas Tech University and was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity. He was so proud to call them his “brothers”. He was a member of the St. Rose Catholic Church and worked at Atwoods in Russellville while attending college.
Jake was loved by so many people and his bright and beautiful smile will be missed.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Monday, August 3, 2015 in the hall at St. Rose Catholic Church in Carlisle. Rosary will be at 8:00 P.M. following visitation in St. Rose Catholic Church. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Carlisle. Burial will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.