Thomas Gene Cash

April 7, 1929October 20, 2013

Thomas “Gene” Cash, 84, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013. He was born on April 7, 1929 in Greencastle to Clyde Cash and Anna Hammond Cash.

Gene was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He attended Purdue University and had been a member of the former Fillmore Lions Club.

He married Ellen Joan Cunningham on October 8, 1950. Gene and Joan traveled to every state, and visited Alaska twice. Many family memories were made with the excursions in the pickup truck, where the family would “camp out” in the camper shell.

Gene retired from Cash Concrete with 50 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Ruth Ellen Barker; and three brothers, William Cash, Robert Cash and John Cash.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Joan; four children, Tom Cash and wife Carmen of Greencastle, Phyllis Legan and husband Mark of Coatesville, Kristi Robinson and husband Jim of Danville, and Dan Cash and wife Lori of Columbus; a sister, Mary Ann Lemley of Arizona; 14 grandchildren, Angie Murphy and husband Michael, Ellen Pilcher and husband Nick, Laura Clark, Emily Brinkman and husband Brian, Sarah Waters and husband Danny, Neal Cash and wife Brittany, Beth Tharp and husband Nick, Wendi Robinson, Julia Norris and husband Andrew, Mollie Cash, Luke Robinson, Jacob Cash, Lucy Cash and Briana Bryant; 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor Nathan Couch officiating. Interment with Honors will follow at Coatesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

His family remembers his devotion to Church, Family and Work.

Memorials in Gene’s name may be directed to Bethel Baptist Church.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Thomas Gene Cash

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Robert Briones

October 22, 2013

To Phyliss and the rest of the Cash family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss and would very much like to pay my respects in person but cannot make it. I will be thinking of you and praying for your comfort. I have always had so much respect for Mr. Cash and I am sure he will be greatly missed not only by your family but by the community as well. Sincerely, Robert Briones and family