Roger W. Cavins

Roger Wayne Cavins, 64, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:22 a.m. at Coventry Meadows Rehabilitation Center, in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Cavins earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Huntington. He had worked as a sheriff’s deputy in Perry County, OH, and at Ken-Koat, in Huntington.

He was born Aug. 6, 1952, on Harlan County, KY, to Jess and Anna Jean Osborne Cavins.

Survivors include two grandsons, Dominic Shively and Braden Rice, both of Huntington; three sisters, Carla (Kenneth) Black and Brandy Berryman, both of Huntington, and Barbie Butler, of Wabash; and four brothers, William Denver (Judy) Cavins Sr., Jess (Mary) Norris and Joshua Cavins, all of Wabash, and Melvin Norris, of Huntington.

A service will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 2 p.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Rev. Ralph Johnson will officiate. Burial will be at Friends Cemetery, in Wabash.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Dementia Society of America.

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