Mr. James Edwin “Jim Ed” Cavin, age 92 of Gaylesville, passed away Sunday, January 8th in Riverview Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be 1 PM (CST) Thursday, January 12th at Friendship Baptist Church in Gaylesville, with Dr. Troy Morrison and Dr. David Cavin officiating; burial will follow in the Cavin Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 until 6 PM (CST) Wednesday. The body will lie in state at the church 1 hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Barbara Bell Cavin Scholarship Fund at Union State Bank, P.O. Box 455, Cedar Bluff, AL 35959.

Pallbearers include Bill Hotalen, Jim Hotalen, Blake Campbell, Paul Cavin, Bill Carroll, Matthew Carroll, Clay Collie, Cavin Collie, Will Hotalen and Samuel Hotalen.

Survivors include daughters, Rebecca (Billy) Hotalen of Fort Payne and Ellen Jane Cavin of Auburn; grandchildren, Sally Campbell, Bill Hotalen and Jim Hotalen; great grandchildren, Clay Collie, Austin Collie, Cavin Collie, Abby Hotalen, Will Hotalen, Samuel Hotalen and Natalie Hotalen; several nieces & nephews.

Mr. Cavin was a native of Chattooga County, GA, was the youngest of 8 children of the late Fletcher William & Annie Leslie Cavin, a veteran of WWII and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was a retired farmer, a member of Friendship Baptist Church, charter member of Menlo Lions Club and was a Melvin Jones Fellow.