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Robert "Bobby" Cave

May 8, 1945 — March 28, 2023


Robert “Bobby” Cave Jr. of Campbellsville, KY, the son of Robert Wade Cave and Ina Jewell Knifley Cave, was born May 8, 1945 in Campbellsville, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was 77 years of age.

He had professed faith in Christ and was a faithful member of the South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was retired from Parker-Kalon where he worked as a Tool-Maker. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, being around farm animals and talking with his many friends.

He is survived by his wife Gloria Ann Allen Cave, having united in marriage on May 27, 1967. One son and one daughter: Kevin Wade Cave and wife Lisa, and Cecilia Cave all of Campbellsville.

Two grandchildren: Justin Wade Cave of Campbellsville and Lydia Ann Cave Grant and husband Lonnie of Columbia, KY.

One brother: Kenneth Newcomb and wife Shirley of Campbellsville, KY

He was preceded in death by one sister: Imogene Benningfield.

There will be a funeral service for Robert “Bobby” Cave Jr. on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel, 1765 New Columbia Rd. Campbellsville, KY with burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Bro. John Nguyen will officiate.

The family requests visitation on Sunday, April 2, 2023, 2023 from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

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Sunday, April 2, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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