Grover Eldred Cavin

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Dec. 19, 1940 – Nov. 2, 2013

PHILADELPHIA— Funeral services for Grover Eldred Cavin, 72, of Philadelphia, Ms., formerly of Natchez, who died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel in Philadelphia, with the Rev. Justin Chaney and the Rev. Dave Schultz officiating.

Burial will follow at Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia, under the direction of McClain-Hays Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 12:30 until service time Wednesday, at the Funeral Home.

Mr. Cavin was born December 19, 1940, the son of Grover Breland Cavin and Essie Lee Ashley of Perrytown. He later moved to Natchez where he made his home until moving to his wife’s hometown of Philadelphia.

He was a member of Perrytown Church of Christ. He was also known to his family and friends as “GE, Eldred, Rawhide and Brother-n-Law.”

He was a lifetime member of the NRA and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was always working on projects. He enjoyed what he did and was always a help to those who knew him. He was a man of many talents and could design and build just about anything. He made many friends during his life. Grover was a devoted and loving father to his family and wife and a friend to all. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Joyce Cavin Wilkinson.

Survivors include his wife, Nan McDaniel Cavin; one son, David Cavin and wife, Patricia of Natchez; one daughter, Terri Cavin O’Reilly and husband, John of Pickens, Ms.; three grandchildren, Melissa, Alex and Lauryn; one great-grandchild, Kinsley; and a number of extended family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Greg Fagan, Troy Fagan, Michael Warren, Richard Warren, Chad Ridout, Tommy Wayne McDaniel, Jimmy Lee McDaniel and Roger McGraw.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Randy Bowlin, Pete Riser, Clyde Kilpatrick, Bud Dees, Jason Martin, Mike Dallas and Don Boatner.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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