OBITUARY

James Ray Cavender Sr.

September 6, 1933February 16, 2018
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James Ray Cavender Sr. went home to heaven on February 16, 2018 after a short illness. Born September 6, 1933 he was the youngest child of Ransford Herman Cavender and Ola Mae Cavender who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister Betty Jane Daniels, and wife Gertrude Mae Blessing Cavender his sweetheart of 62 years. He is survived by his three children James Cavender Jr., Barney (Sue) Cavender, Wendy (Mark) Pauley and two grandchildren, Sarah (Chris) Mills and Allie Cavender. Jim was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He was employed by Union Carbide, Woodrum’s Furniture Store, and Boll Furniture. He was a member of McKinnon Presbyterian Church and the Tyler Mt. community with his wife for many years. Jim loved West Virginia Basketball, painting pictures, and writing poems along with telling stories about his family and friends. “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.”- 1 Corinthians 16:13-14. The family would like to give special thanks to Hubbard Hospice House at Thomas Hospital for the care Jim received while there. In lieu of flowers if you’d like to donate please visit hospicecarewv.org. Services will be Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 2:00 PM with Rev. James R. Cavender, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Tyler Mountain Funeral Home 5233 Rocky Fork Rd., Cross Lanes, WV 25313, is assisting the Cavender family. The family will receive friends from Noon until service time on Thursday. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.tylermountainfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 22, 2018
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February 16, 2018

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11

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