|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1874|
|Death: ||Dec. 5, 1951|
Andrew Wilson Cash, of 508-A East Main Street, dynamite expert for the city of Richmond, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1951,at a Richmond hospital. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. He was the only licensed dynamite expert in the city and was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Chittum Cash; two daughters, Mrs. Dave Weston, of Staunton, and Mrs. Merle Gruver, of Waynesboro; two sons, Carlyle E. Cash, of Charlottesville, and Ralph P. Cash, of Richmond; a brother, the Rev. J. S. Cash, and eight grandchildren.
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Thursday, Dec. 6, 1951, pg 21, col 7-8
When volunteers were being sought for service in the Spanish-American War, he felt that it could not be done without his aid; enrolled, May 14, 1898; discharged honorably, April 27, 1899; member of Company F, 4th Virginia Regiment; saw service in Cuba; discharge paper said, " service honest & faithful;" served in Virginia Militia (Co A, 72 Inf., Sergeant; Staunton Rifles, Sergeant; and Co I, First VA Inf, 1st Sergeant)
Excerpt from the Book " The Deacons of Virginia"
Mary Verna Chittum Cash (1895 - 1966)
Inez Blanche Cash (1880 - 1918)*
Inez Fontaine Cash Gruver (1915 - 2005)*
Created by: Barbara Chittum Hutchens
Record added: May 17, 2011
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