Barr Memorial Chapel obituary – Kevin G. Cahoon, 58, Fort Madison


Kevin Greg “Pops”Cahoon, 58 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 9:20 pm Thursday October 8, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City with his wife Ann and son Kevin by his side.

He was born April 29, 1962 at Norfolk, Virginia, to Henry Cahoon and Sandra (Baily) Pillar.  His aunt and uncle, John and Phyllis Pyle also helped raise him. 

On August 19, 2000 he married Ann (Kinney) Cahoon at Fort Madison. 

Kevin was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in Auto Detailing, Auto Body Work, Repair, and Paint.  He loved camping, teaching his grandchildren to fish, and being with his family.  He was also an avid Oakland (now Las Vegas) Raiders fan, and Oklahoma Sooners fan. 

Kevin is survived by his wife, Ann, of Fort Madison; 4 sons: Kevin (Melanie) Wilson Cahoon, of Des Moines; Thomas Raines and Sean (Kristi) Raines, both of Fort Madison; and Cody (Katrina) Raines, of Donnellson; 3 daughters: Amber Cahoon and Kaley Cahoon, both of Lockport, Illinois, and Jessica DeWitt, of Fort Madison; one brother: William Pillar, of Norfolk, Virginia; one sister Karen (Patrick) Cahoon-Hill, of Chesapeake, Virginia; and 16 grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, and his uncle, John Pyle. 

Kevin’s family has requested Barr Memorial Chapel to care for his cremation.  Memorial services will be held at a future date.  Barr Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Cahoon family and obituary information and an online guest book may be found at

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