Joseph T. Cain passed away Friday, at the age of 93 doing what he enjoyed, tending his Hereford cattle.

He was born at Brooksville, W.Va. the youngest son of Everett and Eva Starcher Cain.

A graduate of Calhoun County High, WVU and OSU School of Veterinary Medicine he practiced as a veterinarian for over 60 years.

He served during the Korean Conflict and upon return married Dorcas Haught. Over the years, he was a member on various committees and boards. In 2013 he was named WV Farmer of the Year.

Joe is survived by his three children, Daniel (Barbara), Jane Lynch (Keith) and Richard (Janey). He has five grandchildren, Susan, Samuel, Shaina, Sarah (Terry) and Megan and two great granddaughters Jo and Eva. He is also survived by one Brother-in-law James Haught (Wannalee) and sister-in-law Carol Haught as well as several nieces and nephews. Joe was predeceased by his wife of 56 years Dorcas, his parents Everett and Eva, brother, Francis and sister, Jewell and their spouses, sister-in-law Deale Wright, and brothers-in-law Keith Wright and Horace Haught Jr.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 23 beginning at 1:00pm at his church, Brooksville Missionary Baptist Church in Big Bend, W.Va. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m., with burial immediately after at the Broomstick Cemetery, with military honors and Masonic Rites.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to a local farmer education program, Wounded Warriors, or a charity of your choice.

John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer is assisting the family with arrangements.

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