Dwight V. Cave, 88, passed from his earthly home to his heavenly home on October 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM.
As a young man, he answered the call to duty and joined the United States Navy. He was in the Navy a short time before the second world war ended but was kept in the reserves until he was 50 years old.
He retired from Ford Motor Company in April 1982 after 30 years of service. He continued to work for himself by moving people, helping others, and doing work for his church. He was a farmer at heart. After moving to Campbellsville in 1997, he owned his dream farm. He enjoyed working on his farm and it was hard on him when he could no longer work.
He was a member of Pittman Lodge No 124 F&AM and a member of the Scottish Rite.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Temple. He loved his family and was proud of all of them.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Della (Cave) Burress, and his father, William Virgil Roberts; a son, Steven Dwight Cave, and daughter, Diane Mahoney, and two step-daughters, Norma Jean Veech and Sharon Lynn Lees.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Rose (Cundiff) Cave. Other survivors include his children; sons, Larry Cave, Danny Cave, Rodney Cave; daughter, Shelia Kiper; all of Louisville; stepchildren, Cynthia Ito and husband Hiro of Honolulu, HI, and Belinda Finn and husband David, Patricia Adams and husband John of Ohio, and David Wayne Peebles, all of Louisville,
Fifteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and a host of great-great grandchildren and other extended family and close friends.
Funeral will be at 2:00 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY on October 18, 2015 with visitation from 12-2 PM. Entombment will be in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Masonic rites will be accorded him at 1:00 PM.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Kids Hurt Too, a non-profit for orphans, abandoned, and foster children, or Campbellsville Baptist Temple. Donations can be made online here or at the funeral home.
Sunday, October 18th, 2015 2:00pm, LR Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Servce
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Chapel of Peace Mausoleum