Cavanah, William

William “Bull” Cavanah Sr., 79, of Paducah passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Lourdes Hospital.

Mr. Cavanah was a former construction worker and a member of the Operation Engineers Local #181. He was a mason with Plain City lodge #449 in Paducah.

Mr. Cavanah was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Cavanah of Paducah; three sons, William “Grizzly” Cavanah Jr., Mark (Mary) Cavanah, and Ronnie (Beth) Cavanah all of Paducah; six grandchildren, Patricia Doran, Josh Cavanah, James Cavanah, Kylie Cavanah, Elizabeth Jones and Matthew Cavanah; one great granddaughter, Olympia Doran; one brother, Everett Cavanah of Los Banos, CA; and one sister, Anna Lee Calvert of Henderson, Ky.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James W. Oldham and Lucinda Oldham.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Lindsey Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Lawrence and Rev. Topper Council officiating.

Friends may visit the family from 10:00am till the service hour on Wednesday.

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements

Published 12:00 AM, Sunday Jul. 29, 2018
Updated 02:58 PM, Sunday Jul. 29, 2018

Lindsey Funeral Home

Lindsey Funeral Home

226 N. 4th Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Serving Paducah since 1915

Located in downtown Paducah, 1 block north of US Bank