Calvin H. Cahall, 90, of Georgetown, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Ohio Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center near Ripley. Mr. Cahall was the owner and operator of Cahall Bros., Inc., which was established in 1953 and served a president since 1980. Before then, he was a partner for 25 years along with his brother, Perry Cahall. He was an active and faithful member of the St. George Catholic Church in Georgetown, a United States World War II Army veteran, a member of the Carey Bavis American Legion Post 180, was a sub carrier for the Georgetown branch of the United States Postal Service from 1953-1974 and served as a director of the Ohio Savings Association (currently known as the First Safety Bank) from 1965-1980. Calvin received the Drucker Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brown County Chamber of Commerce, was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel in 1981 and served as the grand marshal of the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Association, the Brown County Agricultural Society and the Ohio Tobacco Festival.
He was born Feb. 26, 1924 in Georgetown, the son of the late Frank E. and Nelle Blanche (Jones) Cahall. Besides his parents, he preceded in death by one brother – Perry Cahall, one sister – Mildred Martin and one grandchild – Brian Liebig.
Mr. Cahall is survived by his wife of 70 years - Ruth (Germann) Cahall, whom he married June 3, 1944; six children – Emerson Cahall of Georgetown, Delores Cahall Liebig of Bridgeport, W.Va., Regina Cahall Nelson and husband Larry of Georgetown, Kyle Cahall and wife Maxine of Georgetown, Joyce Cahall Stanfield and husband Denny of Cincinnati, and Roland Cahall and wife Leslie of Georgetown; 17 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; one sister – Ada Walker of Centerville, and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. George Catholic Church in Georgetown. Rev. Ted Kosse will be the celebrant. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery with veterans services by the Carey Bavis American Legion Post 180 of Georgetown.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the St. George Catholic Church, 509 E. State Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 or to the Carey Bavis American Legion Post 180, 1001 S. Main Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.