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Floyd Lee Cabe

December 15, 1930 — February 24, 2023

Gastonia

Floyd Lee Cabe

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Gastonia – Floyd Lee Cabe. 92, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2023 at Caromont Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.

 

He was born in Gaston County on December 15, 1930 to the late Lester and Drucilla Ayers Cabe. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Parton, Barbara “Bobbie” Wilson, and Carolyn Henderson.

 

Floyd was a good man, born in depression-era Gastonia and later joined the US Air Force. After his military service he went on the work for the US Government for 25 years. He retired to San Diego and later returned to his hometown of Gastonia with is beloved family. He enjoyed bowling and was a member of the East China Sea Rollers in Okinawa, Japan. Those who were fortunate enough to know him considered him a good man. He leaves many happy memories that will be cherished by his family and all those who knew and loved him.

 

He is survived by his son, Chris Cabe; daughter, Jeanne-Marie Cabe; sisters, Faye Allen, Joyce Swicegood, Patsy Messimer, Helen McCaskill, and Shirley Brickett; and his grandchildren, Lori Cabe and Brianna Brangman.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday March 8, 2023 at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. Thursday March 9, 2023 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 708 St. Michael Lane, Gastonia. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.

 

Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com 

 

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation

2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054

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Mass

Thursday, March 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:15 am (Eastern time)

St Michael Catholic Church

708 St Michaels Ln, Gastonia, NC 28052

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