FLOYD R. CADE
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 2 Sept 1975 p 2
Covington - Floyd R. Cade, 82, of Covington died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday in the VA Hospital, Danville, Ill where he had been a patient in the nursing home care unit for 3 years. At one time, he had been superintendent of the Light & Water Company in Covington and had operated his own electric shop there. He was retired from Indiana Public Service of Lafayette. Mr. Cade was a 50-year member of Fountain Masonic Lodge 60, K of P and Covington VFW. He served with the Army during WWI. Born Dec 11, 1892, at Gessie, he was a son of John and Melisse J. Hines Cade. He was married to Ruth Banta in 1928. She died in 1935. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Wesley Blythe of Ft. Collins, Colo and a nephew, Gene Hamilton of Aztec, NM. An infant brother is deceased. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Deverter Funeral Home with Rev. Robert H. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:30 this evening. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Source: Unknown newspaper - found in a book of obituaries collected by: Fauniel Hershberger
Covington - Floyd R. Cade, 82, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Danville, Ill. He had been a patient there for the past three years in the nursing home care unit. Mr. Cade was born in Gessie. He was married in 1928 to Ruth Banta, who died in 1935. He was a veteran of World War I, serving in the U.S. Army. Mr. Cade was superintendent of light and water and operated his own electrical shop in Covington. He was retired from the Lafayette office of Public Service Indiana. He was a 50-year member of the Fountain Masonic Lodge No. 60, the Knights of Pythias and the VFW Hall of Covington. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Wesley Blythe of Fort Collins, Col. Cade, Floyd R. - Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the DeVerter Funeral Home in Covington. Masonic memorial service there at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert H. Miller officiating. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Covington. Preceded in death by an infant brother. Also surviving is a nephew, Gene Hamilton of Aztec, N. Mex.