Jackie Lavaughn Cavender

April 19, 1932

March 29, 2014

Jackie Lavaughn Cavender passed away on March 29, 2014 in Mansfield, Texas. He was born April 19, 1932 in Midlothian to Red and Edna Jordan Cavender.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Thomas and Wayne (Pete) Cavender and sisters, Dorothy Reeves and Margie Plummer.

Jack retired from Vought Aerospace Division of LTV in January 1990 after 30 years of service. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Jack suffered from birth heart defects, Ebstein's Anomaly and a ventricle shunt (a hole in the wall that separates the two ventricles).

He is survived by his brother, Jerry Cavender of Midlothian, sister: Maxine McGehee of Ennis and many nieces and nephews.

Jack requested memorials be made to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Heart Association.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 with services following at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church in Midlothian.

Arrangements by Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Avenue E in Midlothian, 972-723-9884, midlothianfh.com.