HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 97-4610, by Representatives Cooper, Conway, Cody, Robertson, O'Brien, Costa, Chopp, L. Thomas, Talcott, D. Schmidt, Regala, Ogden, Butler and Morris
WHEREAS, The members and staff of the House of Representatives have lost a friend and colleague with the passing of Jimmy W. Cason; and
WHEREAS, The citizens of the State of Washington have lost a tireless public servant who, as a fire fighter, advocate for fire fighters, member of the State Investment Board, and citizen activist, contributed so much to the well-being of our state; and
WHEREAS, Jimmy W. Cason contributed more to his community in his forty-eight years than most do in a lifetime; and
WHEREAS, He was also a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather; and
WHEREAS, We share the sense of loss and grief felt by his family, friends, and coworkers;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives formally convey our most sincere condolences to the family of Jimmy W. Cason and thank them for sharing him with us in his all-too-brief time among us; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives urges all citizens of the State of Washington to join us in recognizing and honoring his life of service and his commitment to the safety and well-being of each and every one of us; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the family of Jimmy W. Cason.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4610 adopted by the House of Representatives
January 27, 1997.
Timothy A. Martin, Chief Clerk