The Obit For Paul Cave

Paul Winfrey Cave

Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on 2/21/2009

CAVE, Mr. Paul Winfrey, 75, died Thursday, February 19, 2009 in Farmville, Va. He was born November 2, 1933 to Charles Wesley and Bessie Hurt Cave in New Canton, Va.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Peggy Shupe Cave; his three children, Cynthia Louise Cave of Suffolk, Va., Charles Mark Cave and wife, Patricia Gail Yeatts Cave of Farmville and Kimberly Virginia Cave of Richmond; his grandchildren, Michelle Nicole Cave of Williamsburg, Sarah Elizabeth Cave and Charlotte Marian Dalton Cave of Farmville.

Mr. Cave attended University of Richmond. He was signed to play professional baseball by the Boston Braves and played in their minor league clubs for 10 years.

Since coming to Farmville in 1959, he has been an active member of Farmville Baptist Church. He enjoyed his activities with the Prince Edward County Ruritan Club. His hobbies included hunting and fishing.

He was employed with Johns Equipment Co. later known as Mid-Atlantic Irrigation Company.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, February 22, 2009, 4 p.m. at Farmville Baptist Church with interment in Westview Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Saturday evening from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Puckett Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Farmville Baptist Church, Fuqua School, Prince Edward County Rescue Squad or to Patrick Henry Boys Home.

Puckett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.