Donal H. Cave, 91, Jasper

Donal H. Cave, 91, of Jasper, passed away at 1:55 am on Monday, November 8, 2021, at home.  

Donal was born in Crystal, Indiana on November 1, 1930, to Paul T. Sr. and Belle (Ziegler) Cave.  

He married Eula Marie Hovis on January 2, 1952, in Shoals, Indiana. She preceded him in death on October 4, 2019. 

Donal worked in road construction in Illinois all of his life, working as executive vice president for Standard Paving and then retiring as plant superintendent for Rowe Construction. 

He was a member of Crystal Community Church for over 65 years, and a founding member of the Crystal Community Club.  

He enjoyed traveling in his motorhome, playing golf, watching basketball and watching NASCAR racing.  

He is survived by three sons, Stephen Cave of French Lick, Doug Cave (Sandy) of Jasper, and Jeff Cave (Kathy) of Mooresville, Ind.; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, with one on the way, two brothers, Ernest G. Cave of French Lick, and Kenneth R. Cave (Auretta) of Crystal.  

Preceding him in death beside his wife was one daughter, Donna Marie who died in infancy, two sisters, Mary Jane Ballard, and Janice Ann Dodd, and two brothers, Dennis M. Cave and Paul Cave Jr.    

Funeral services for Donal H. Cave will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the Crystal Community Church in Crystal, IN with burial to follow in the Crystal Community Cemetery.   

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 2:30 p.m. service time at the Crystal Community Church on Saturday.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crystal Community Cemetery.  

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