Charles Louis Cable, age 88, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, just four days after his precious wife, Willa.
Charles was born February 18, 1935, in Liberal, Missouri to Louis M. Cable and Edna McKay Cable.He spent his youth on a farm near Lamar, Mo and graduated from Lamar High School with the Class of 1954. He continued his education at what is now known as Ozark Christian College in Joplin, MO. In 1959, he received a bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry.
He took his first pastorate at First Christian Church in Savonburg, KS. There, he met the love of his life, Willa Ann Woody. They married on March 3, 1962, in Humboldt, KS. They were married for 61 years.
In 1966, the young couple purchased a farm in Redfield, KS.
Charles worked as a social worker for the State of Kansas until his retirement in 1999. Throughout the years, Charles worked as a
bi-vocational pastor in churches in Allen, Bourbon, and Crawford Counties in Kansas.
Charles appreciated life on his farm including fishing and swimming in the farm ponds.
In addition, he enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, fishing, and teaching the Word of God.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Marge Cable Myers; a grandson, Luke Matthew Cable; and his beloved wife, Willa Woody Cable.
He is survived by two children, Bob (Lori) Cable of Fort Scott; Cherri (Paul) Walrod of Eudora, KS; eleven grandchildren: Loryn (Andrew) Woodworth of Bloomington, IN; Seth (Rachel) Cable of Overland Park, KS, Landon Walrod of Almagordo, NM; Samuel Cable of Kansas City, MO; Jamison (Cierra) Walrod of Shawnee, KS; Natalie Cable of Kansas City, MO; Jintry (Will) Phillips of Emporia, KS; and
Simon, Sami, Karly, and Kolson Walrod of Eudora, KS; as well as five great-grandchildren.
Charles will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and loving church family at Marmaton Community Church in Redfield, KS.
A joint Celebration of Life Ceremony for Willa and Charles will be held on Tuesday, March 21 at 2:00 pm at Cheney Witt Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be given in their honor to Marmaton