Cain, Floyd Joe (McDonald)

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Floyd Joe Cain, 67, of McDonald, TN, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 in a local hospital. 

He was the son of the late Barton Cross Cain and Nelson Cain; and was also preceded in death by his sisters, Ella Stinnett and Flora Britt; his brother, L. N. Cain; and his half-brother, Floyd Cain.

Mr. Cain was a Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving in the U. S. Marine Corp. He was retired with 39 years of service with Magic Chef, Maytag and Whirlpool as a molder and then a mounter. He was a member of the Molders Union. He loved fishing, working in his vegetable garden, raising horses and most of all spending time with granddaughter. Mr. Cain was a member of the Bancroft Church of God his church he dearly loved!

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Thompson Cain of McDonald; his sons, Gregory Cain and his wife Linetta and Benjamin "Ben " Cain all of McDonald; his granddaughter, Abigail Cain also of McDonald; his sisters, Margaret Baber of Harrison, Martha Stinnett and her husband Ray of Cleveland and Linda Stinnett and her husband Carl of Benton; his brother, Alvin Preston Cain and his wife Diane of Cleveland; and several special nieces, nephews and cousins.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Monday, December 31 at 11 a.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Mitchell Wilson and Reverend Sim Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Military honors will be given. A Dove release will conclude the services. 

The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Floyd Cain Family in care of Greg Cain at Tennessee Valley Credit Union. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, December 30 at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements.

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