Felton DeWayne Cash was born on September 26, 1936 in Antlers, Oklahoma to Dovie Mae and William Kermit Cash, the third born of 5 children. He graduated from Antlers High School in 1955 and married Mickey Frazier, in 1956. After working as a machinist at Otis Engineering, he opened his own full service Humble station in 1962, and after 16 years, closed the doors of what had become his Exxon service station. His second career was in the Heating and Air Condition Industry.
His second life began on March 27, 1992, when he received a heart transplant at Baylor Medical Center. He passed away quietly at home surrounded by his family on June 6, 2012.
He is survived by his loving wife and soul mate of 55 years, Mickey Cash. He was “Dad” to daughters Rhonda Cash-Huggins and her husband Chuck of Denton, TX, and Sarah Cash-Bailey and her husband David Wolfe of Murphy, TX. He was “Papa” to granddaughters Kiah Bailey, Brooke, Jennifer, and Tiffany Huggins, and, Ashley and Hannah Wolfe; great-grandchildren Alexis, Jordyn, Isaac, Zoey, Kaydence and Braedyn. He was brother to Jessie Matthews of Lake Forest, CA, Wonda Sleeman of Rockport, TX, and Myrt Cash of Antlers, OK. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and many more that were related by love if not by blood, and friends too numerous to count.
Visitation will be held Friday June 8th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home at 701 N. Cedar St., Leonard, TX 75452. Services will be Saturday June 9th at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111Houston Street (corner of Houston and Main), officiated by Rev. Martha Myre and Rev. Willie Johnson, followed by interment at the Celeste Cemetary.
Felton’s legacy was one of deep love and constant laughter. The family asks that you honor his memory by sharing his legacy.