Bill "Pap" CainAugust 9, 1930 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 86)
Bill “Pap” Cain fell peacefully asleep on June 24, 2017 at Cain Farm and awoke at his eternal home in Glory. Awaiting his arrival at Heaven’s gates were his daughter Margaret Cain Bruce, his mother Maggie Beams Cain, his father Homer Cain, his mother in law, Myrtle Messer, and his grandson and namesake, Billy Ryan Cain.
Pap’s life here on this earth is one that will be remembered with a smile by all that knew him and he will continue to live on through many loved ones. Those left to fulfill Pap’s legacy are his wife and life partner of 68 years, Dorothy Messer Cain and his beloved son’s Larry G. Cain, Billy G. Cain and wife Donna, all of Barbourville, Kentucky, Stephen Dewayne Cain and wife Juanita of Calvin, Kentucky.
The only things that Pap loved and enjoyed more than work was serving his Savior and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Grandchildren; Joshua G. Cain and wife Brooke, Danielle Cain Bridgewater and husband Barrett, Zachary Cain and wife Brianna, Donovan Cain and wife Audrey, Larry Hinkle and wife Kelly, James “Art” Hinkle, Maggie Hinkle Smith, John Hinkle and wife Lisa, also, beloved sister Ms. Lelia Mae McReynolds, Stephanie D. Napier and husband David, Timothy D. Cain and wife Rebekah, Travis D. Cain and wife Renee. Greatgrandchildren; Peyton Hinkle, Hunter Hinkle, Makayla Hinkle, Kaitlyn Hinkle, Haven Hinkle, Sara Hinkle, Alex Smith, Cain Smith, Camden Smith, Zoey Hale, Abbie Cain, Erin Cain, Aoife Cain, Blakely Bridgewater, Harlyn Cain, Sophie Cain, and his side kick at the farm, Levi Cain, Cassidy Napier, Kailey Napier, Campbell Cain, Croley Cain, Kylie Cain, and Luke Cain. And his special friend Tammy Bruce and his special work family at Bestwestern Motel.
The light of the Lord surely beamed through Pap with a smile that is unforgettable and a laugh that was music to anyone’s ears. He truly loved the Lord and he showed it through his kindness to others. Oh how he delighted in growing his garden and the joy he received each year as he shared his harvest. He loved to farm his land along with Larry, Billy, and Josh. We will never forget all the stories he told of yester years and the sweet memories with our Pap.
Pallbearers will be Josh Cain, Larry Hinkle, Zachary Cain, Art Hinkle, John Hinkle, Peyton Hinkle, Timothy Cain, and Cain Smith. Honorary Pallbearers will be all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Bill ‘Pap’ Cain will be conducted at Faith Tabernacle in Barbourville on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Bill Engle officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Monday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the Cobb Hampton Funeral Home Chapel, and on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Tabernacle.
A special thank you to Tri County Hospice and St. Joseph Hospital of London.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Faith Tabernacle Church in honor of Bill “Pap” Cain.
Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.
To the family of Mr. Bill ‘Pap’ Cain the staff of the Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home would like to offer you our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement.