September 7, 1964 - August 26, 2021
Robert Edward Cave, 56, of Afton, Oklahoma passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Robert was born on September 7, 1964 in Phoenix, Arizona to Robert “Bob” Earl and Edna Claire (Norris) Cave. Robert who many knew as Cave Man was known to be able to do about anything with metal or wood. He worked as a welder in construction. He loved life and his Harley, but was an entertainer at heart. He was in a band for years. Mr. Cave was preceded in passing by his father Bob Cave, one brother Steven Cave and a granddaughter Emalee Grace Shaw. Those left to carry on Robert’s legacy are his mother Edna Cave, his wife Joyce Cave of the home, his children Robert Cave II “Lil Robbie” and his spouse Brandy Weeden of Big Cabin, Jeannie Mahaffey and her husband Matt of Neodesha, Kansas, Charles Shaw of Afton, Jeromey Shaw and his spouse Makayla Sanford of Miami. His sister Janel Montez and her husband Juan of Afton, his brother Leroy Cave of Doniphan, Missouri, his grandchildren Blake Mahaffey, Jessica Mahaffey, Trevar Mahaffey, Tuff Mahaffey, Turner Harding Shaw, Kreek Shaw, Kerra Shaw and two very special nieces Shana Tatum and Amy Tatum along with many other nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mr. Cave is Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Afton. There will be a Celebration of Life 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at First Assembly of God in Afton with Reverend Dean Bridges officiating. Interment will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Grove under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Afton. Casketbearers will be Robbie Cave, Charles Shaw, Jeromey Shaw, Ernie Lowery, Andy Andrews and Van Donley Honorary Casketbearers are Mark Helmick, Tony Hext, Mike Patrick and Brad Wisdom. Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mr. Cave's Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.
Robert Edward Cave, 56, of Afton, Oklahoma passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Robert was born on September 7, 1964 in Phoenix, Arizona to Robert “Bob” Earl and Edna Claire (Norris) Cave.... View Obituary & Service Information
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