Mr. Cathey died Friday, July 26, 2013, following a period of declining health.
Born March 6, 1940, in Helen, he was the son of the late Ralph Young and Docia Welborn Cathey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Cathey, and sister, Phoebe Cathey.
Mr. Cathey was retired from Wilson Chevrolet, where he was a master automotive mechanic. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Susie and Ellis Godshall of Atlanta and Laura Ann and Larry Robinson of Toccoa; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Pat Cathey of Martin; daughters, Alicia Cathey of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Mary Cathey Jackson and Dana Cathey Rapert; sister, Rachel Dunbar of Houston, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Fred Lovell of Clarkesville;, as well as¬†14 grandchildren and five great- grandchildren.
Those wishing may send condolences athillsidememorialchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
July 31, 2013