Weldon Doyle Causseaux, 81, of Cumming, died Feb. 1, 2012.
Weldon followed his brother into the Navy after high school graduation and served four years during the Korean War. It was during that time, that he decided to go into the ministry and was ordained at the First Baptist Church of San Diego in 1953.
After his release from the military, he graduated from Baylor University in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts and California Baptist Theological Seminary with a bachelor of divinity in 1959, where he served as student body president.
Covering a span of 40 years, he served churches in Hay Valley, Texas, Long Beach, Calif., Pittsburgh, Pa., Cape Coral, Fla., Huntingdon, England, East Point and Big Canoe.
He was devoted to his family and to the church congregations he served.
He was exceptional in his pastoral care and his compassion touched the lives of those he met. He always found a way to help those in need and saw the good in everyone.
Weldon was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, boating, Tarpon fishing and golf. He also loved to travel, both in the United States and overseas.
His sweet, gentle personality was endearing, and he will be missed by his family and friends.
His parents, Clay and Vaneta Causseaux; brother, Anthony Causseaux; sisters, Annie Jo Shute and Wanda Hatton; and his first wife, Mary Lou, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Davis Causseaux of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Mechele and Damon Cummins of Tallahassee, Fla.; grandchildren, Tyler Bridges and wife Sarah of Jesup, Whitney Bridges Lister and husband John of Tallahassee, Lee and wife Mary Cummins, Justin, Jessica and Danielle Cummins, all of Crawfordville, Fla.; four great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home with Dr. Jack U. Harwell and the Rev. Teliea Harwell officiating. The family will visit with friends beginning at 9:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Journey Healthcare of Atlanta, 5871 Glendridge Drive, Atlanta, GA 30328.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.