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Paul Thomas Cave Jr.

September 12, 1929 — January 23, 2017

Paul Thomas Cave Jr., 87 years young, of Dubois, Indiana entered into eternal rest on January 23rd, 2017 at his residence.

He was born in Crystal, Indiana on September 12th, 1929 to Paul Thomas Cave Sr. and Belle Bernice (Ziegler) Cave.

Paul married Eva Flo Elkins on July 3rd, 1949 and she survives.

He is preceded in death by his parents, (1) Daughter – Sharon Hilton, (1) Brother – Dennis “Butch” Cave; (2) Sisters – Janis Ann Dodd and Mary Jane Ballard.

Paul was a member of the Crystal Community Church, the Crystal Community Club and graduated from French Lick High School with the Class of 1947. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed watching high school basketball, playing cards and loved to spend time with family and friends.

He worked Jasper Lumber Company for several years until he was hired at United States Gypsum in Shoals where he worked for 36 years and retired as a Maintenance Foreman.

Paul is survived by:

Wife Eva Flo Cave Dubois, Indiana

(4) Sons Thomas L. Cave French Lick, Indiana
Roger M. Cave (Kathy) French Lick, Indiana
Scott W. Cave Jasper, Indiana
Aaron K. Cave (Christine) Medford, New Jersey

(1) Daughter Connie L. Puckett (Russ) Linton, Indiana

(3) Brothers Donal Cave (Marie) Jasper, Indiana
Ernest Glen “Ernie” Cave (Roberta) French Lick, Indiana
Kenneth Cave (Auretta) Crystal, Indiana

(11) Grandchildren (14) Great-Grandchildren

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Mike Stout on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Crystal Cemetery in Crystal, Indiana.

Friends may call Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel and again on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

The family requests memorial contributions be made in memory of Paul to the Crystal Cemetery Fund or to the Crystal Community Club.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

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