Larry Dale Cade, age 75, of Russell Springs

Larry Dale Cade, of Russell Springs, passed from this life on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at his home. He was 75 years of age.

Larry was born on November 19, 1945, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, he was the second of three children to the late Leon and Helen Cade. Larry spent his formative years in the Louisville area. He graduated from Pleasure Ridge Park High School in 1964, and attended the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky.

Larry and his father, Leon, owned a construction company for several years before he went to work for Brandeis Machinery. After several moves with Brandeis Machinery, including eastern Kentucky, Louisville, Columbia, MO, and Indianapolis, IN, he found another job with Whayne Supply Company, based out of Somerset, Kentucky, in 1989. After a lifelong work history in heavy equipment, he retired in 1998.

Larry was an avid deer hunter. He was a fisherman, turkey hunter, and was also a member of Ducks Unlimited for many years.

Larry is survived by his three daughters, Heather Jean Cade, Jennifer Lee Hartman, and Dawn Michelle Shilling; his partner, Judy Tillman; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his father, Leon Cade, who passed from this life on March 14, 1998; his mother, Helen Cade, who passed from this life on May 19, 2021; his brother, Richard Cade; an infant sister, Mary Leona Cade; and a grandson, Jordan Hatcher, who passed from this life on January 24, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. C.S.T. on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Russell Springs First Baptist Church, with Brother Ryan Coffey and Brother Jeff Griffin officiating. Larry will be laid to rest in Salem Cemetery in Russell Springs.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. C.S.T. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Russell Springs First Baptist Church and after 8:00 A.M. C.S.T. until time of the service, on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

Larry’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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