Grady I Cadenhead

May 9, 1918 ~ May 28, 2018 (age 100)

On May 28, 2018, Grady I. Cadenhead joined his pre-deceased wife of 57 years, Ruby Thorne Cadenhead; parents Reverend I.P. Cadenhead and Sidney Kilpatrick Cadenhead; sisters Gussie Nowling and Essie Mae Mason in heaven. Grady is survived by his sons Barth Lyn Cadenhead and wife Diane and Mark Cadenhead. 6 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren survive him. His sisters also survive: Esther Raybon, Beulah McCallum and Magdalene Barrow and her husband Dewie, along with many caring and devoted nieces and nephews. Grady served his country in the Army during World War II. He retired from a career of working for Centel Telephone Company, primarily in the surrounding Crestview area where he was a long-time resident. Grady celebrated his 100th birthday recently with several parties included his family, friends and church family. Over the years, he served his Lord in many capacities in his church including Sunday School director and Deacon. He was much loved by all who knew him. His many acts of kindness and charity toward the community will long be remembered though his years on earth have passed. A time of visitation with the family will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. The celebration of Grady’s life will be on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Auburn Pentecostal Church, with burial to follow in the Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you please feel free to donate to your favorite charity.

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