Daniel J Cain

Daniel J Cain

August 02, 1946 - January 09, 2023

Daniel J Cain

August 02, 1946 - January 09, 2023


Daniel J. Cain, 76 of Charleston, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023 at his home.

Mr. Cain was an avid collector of cars. He enjoyed taking run down vehicles and restoring them to their former glory-both inside and under the hood. His mechanical experience restoring car engines came in handy when he enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He became so good at his job, that he was sent to the Rhein-Main Air Force Base in Germany to train others. After attending West Virginia State University, he worked at a bank and a car dealership before becoming employed by the State of West Virginia, where worked at the WV State House and he remained until his retirement.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Ruth Cain; and his brother, Neal Cain of Fredericksburg, VA.

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Janet Cain; his niece, Melinda Cain; his nephew, Craig Cain; his grandniece, Mikaylah ; and his grandnephews, Chandler and Landon.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2023 at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston. Procession will leave the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. and burial will follow at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, where Daniel will be laid to rest next to his parents.

In Lieu of Flowers – the family suggest donations may be made in memory of Daniel to a charity of your choice.

Condolences may be shared with the family at: www.barlowbonsall.com .

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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4 responses to Daniel J Cain

  1. Gonna miss you old buddy! We were friends for many, many years!
    Can’t believe you left us! RIP my friend!!
    Much Love,
    Doris Dingess

  2. It isn’t good bye, it is passing of one life to another. It is simple til we meet again

  3. My Buddy Dan… I’m going to miss you . You where so kind to me and my kids. Always telling make sure my grand babies get covid vaccine. You said I’m going buy me a new truck Sherry. when the prices go down. lol… You going missed looking after everyone. Rest Easy my Friend. love you

  4. We going to miss you Buddy. Rest Easy. I’m going to miss you driving on 6th Street telling me get my grandkids vaccination. You took Covid very seriously. I’m going miss you driving that red truck and we talking about life. You was such a good man. Love you Buddy

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