Verlin Earl Cash
OCTOBER 29, 1927 – DECEMBER 26, 2022
Verlin Earl Cash, 95, of Greencastle passed away at his residence on December 26, 2022.
Verlin was born in his residence in Fillmore on October 29, 1927, the son of Earl Edgar and Lela (Arnold) Cash, and was a 1945 graduate of Fillmore High School. He attended Ivy Tech for auto body repair and refrigeration.
Mr. Cash was a member of Fillmore Christian Church and Open Hearts Christian Fellowship. He was a lifetime member of the former Fillmore Lions Club, the Greencastle Lions club, where he served as President, and worked long hours at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in the Lions Food Booth. Verlin was a beef, hog, dairy, and grain farmer. He hauled lime, was a school bus driver for Fillmore, South Putnam and Greencastle for 44 years. He retired from IBM when they closed after 25 years of service. Additionally, he worked for Hoffa Security for 2 years, Butler LP for 6 years and Bainbridge Co-Alliance for 3 years.
Verlin built the family homestead and barn of 43 years. He collected Corvair’s and enjoyed restoring them. Verlin played trumpet and sang with a band called the Blue Notes. He loved being with family and friends, making homemade Ice Cream, Playing Euchre, plow days, riding his Indian Motorcycle, sitting and watching his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. He was so proud of who they have become. “Mom, we did Good!!”
Verlin, married Lois Mae Lewis on June 14, 1947, and built a life with her over 72 years. He went to join her, and his parents; two brothers, Donald, and Russell; his two sisters, Betty Jordan, and Freda Minkler, and his great-grandson, Andrew Nees.
Surviving are three children, Sandy Nees, (husband-John), Cloverdale, Steve Cash, (wife-Patti), Fillmore, and Cindy Earley, (husband-Roger), Greencastle; ten grandkids, Brian, Nees, (Becky), Michael Nees, (Jamie), Shawn Nees, (Valerie), Dan Cash, Angela Lee, (Charlie), Stacia Luh, (Adrian), Jennifer Foxx, (Brandon), Laura Earley, (Tiff), Ryan Nees, (Jenna), and Eric Earley, (Mindy); twenty great-grandkids, Zack, Shelby, Nathan, Abby, Kelsey, Michaela, Andrea, Spencer, and Carter Nees, Nathaniel Cash, Mcguire, Grace Lee, Sariah, Brinley Luh, Kensi Nees, and Tanner, Parker, and Cooper Earley; a sister, Darlene Brattain, and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank his caregivers, Towanda Foy, Kathy Rich, Linda Watson, JoAnna Blagrave, Alisha Wilson, Lisa Noblit, Jana Kissel, Dr. Kissel, and Dr. Robert Heavin.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2023, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Pastor John Nees officiating. Burial will follow in Fillmore Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Monday.
Memorial contribution may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21st Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219 South Putnam Community Education Foundation, P. O. Box 863, Greencastle, Indiana 46135, Greencastle Lions Club, P.O. Box 794, Greencastle, Indiana 46135 or the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Road, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15239.
Memories may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.