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Jason Ray Creson

April 18, 1978 April 5, 2018
Jason Ray Creson
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Obituary for Jason Ray Creson

Clyde – Jason Ray Creson, 39, of the Clyde community passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his residence.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of Lewis “Louie” and Janice Lanning Creson of Canton. Jason was a lifelong employee of his family business, Lanning Logging in Clyde, a business that was founded by his grandfather, Ray Lanning, in the 1960’s. Jason was a true outdoorsman having a love for hunting and fishing in his beloved Western North Carolina Mountains.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Joshua L. Creson and his wife, Jenny of Canton; a niece and nephew, Jordan and Jayse Creson both of Canton; his grandmother, Betty Rhinehart Lanning; three aunts, Debra Lanning West and her husband, Stacy, Ronda Lanning and Robin Creson; and an uncle, Jerry Lanning.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.

The care of Mr. Creson has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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