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Lafe Cave, Taylor County, KY (1919-2012)

He was the patriarch of a highly regarded Taylor County, KY family. He leaves 10 direct living descendants. He was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He was awarded the American Theater Asiatic Ribbon, Pacific Theater with one Bronze Star, Phillipine Liberation with one Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. He was a lifelong farmer

Lafe Cave of Campbellsville, son of the late R. D. Cave and Lula Roy Cave, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, January 16, 1919. He died at 9:25pmCT, Sunday, July 8, 2012, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services are at 11amET/10amCT, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the Parrott &Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, in Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Richard Lowe & Rev. Mikie Ash. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation is after 5pmET/4pmCT, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Pallbearers: Marshall Cave, Gerald Clark, Ronnie Eastridge, Clay Rogers, Kenny Shipp, Barry Smith, and Gerald Smith.

Lafe Cave, Taylor County, KY (1919-2012)

Lafe Cave was the son of the late R. D. Cave and Lula Roy Cave. He was born in Taylor County, KY, on Sunday, January 16, 1919. He died Sunday July 8, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 93 years, 5 months, and 23 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church.

He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He was awarded the American Theater Asiatic Ribbon, Pacific Theater with one Bronze Star, Phillipine Liberation with one Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal.

He was a lifelong farmer.

He united in marriage to Opal Hubbard May 2, 1942. She preceded him in death September 23, 2010.

He is survived by the following:
  • Two sons and one daughter: Tommy Cave and wife, Renee; Jimmy Cave and wife, Diane; and Wanda Brockman and husband, Donald, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Donna Lynn Brockman and husband; Stephen Lanham of Richmond, KY; Deanna Jo Brockman and husband, Chris Soulis, John T. Cave and fiancee, Tina Cox, of Campbellsville, KY; Allyson S. Cave and husband, Brian Kester of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Kelly D. Wright and husband, Michael of Lebanon, KY

  • Two great grandsons: Kaden James Cave of Lebanon, KY; and Dakota Matthew Kester of Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Two sisters: Bettie Moore of Lexington, KY; and Myrtie Kearney of Mt. Washington, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: Robert Cave, Omer Cave, Dollie Roots and Mary Peterson and three siblings in infancy.

Send a condolence to the family of Lafe Cafe

The Parrott &Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, in Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles which may be made at the funeral home.


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