|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1891|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1973|
Charles Henry Cavin, faithful preacher of the gospel for over half a century, was laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery at Salem, Ark., on August 4, 1973. He departed this life in Fulton County, Ark., August 2.
The son of the late Thomas and Sarah Willett Cavin, he was born at Sturkie, Ark., on November 20, 1891, and was married to Maude Mathis (cousin of the lamented Joe H. Blue) on March 22, 1916. Except for a few short years, when he was teaching school in Oklahoma in the late teens and early twenties, they have lived all their lives at Sturkie.
It was during those years in Oklahoma that C. H. Cavin was baptized by the founder and president of the then County Line Bible School, S. C. Garner. Brother Cavin's first efforts at preaching were in Twin Oaks, Okla. Returning to Sturkie, he spent the balance of his long and useful life preaching for the churches of Fulton County, Ark., and Howell County, Mo. He held the distinction of holding a "once-a-month" appointment with the Hatfield church for more than forty years. He was also an elder in the Sturkie church.
The privilege of delivering the memorial tribute in his behalf to his friends was mine. Services were conducted in the church building at Sturkie. The house was filled with friends who mourned his passing.
The Cavins were the parents of four children, one who died in infancy, and one, Koy, who was killed while serving our nation in the Air Force during World War II. His wife and two children, Kay Cavin of Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Eva Cates of Moody, Mo., one grandchild and three great-grandchildren survive him.
He lived his life as nearly like I believe the Lord intended for man to do, as any person I have ever known. --Boyd E. Morgan. Gospel Advocate, August 30, 1973, page 563.
Created by: Tom Childers
Record added: Nov 21, 2012
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