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Charles E. Cable, Jr.

September 7, 1931 ~ October 5, 2005 (age 74)

Charles E. Cable, Jr., age 74, of the Glenwood Community, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. A native of Swain County, he was born on September 7, 1931 to the late Charles E. Cable and Essie Blankenship Cable. Mr. Cable was a member and Deacon of Bethel Baptist Church and was retired from Drexel Heritage Furnishings. He was active as a Gideon until his health prevented him from serving. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. A daughter, Joyce Sluder, a son-in-law, Bill Sluder and seven brothers, Coy, Troy, Ray, Gay, Wallace, Frank and Ted preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Melba Vincent Cable of the home; a daughter, Phyllis Revis and her husband Lester of Marion; three grandchildren, Charles Kelly Revis, Ashley Sluder and her friend Travis Lawing and Andy Sluder and his fiance Kasee Trefzger; a great granddaughter, Taylor Sluder; two sisters, Grace Whitehead of Wallard, TN and Jean Caldwell of Jefferson, NC; three sisters-in-law, Juanita Cable, Phoebe Cable and Josie Cable, all of Maryville, TN; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Upton officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in McDowell Memorial Park on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon's International at PO Box 1788, Marion, NC 28752.

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