Victor C. Caven, age 71, of Fletcher, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Columbus. Born on March 20, 1948 in Springfield, OH, Vic was the oldest son of the late Howard S. and Helen (Seamon) Caven. He is survived by his wife Beckyanne (Studinger) Caven whom he married on September 26, 1970. Together they raised two children: Clay L. Caven of Fletcher and Cara M. Caven of Charlotte, NC. He was a loving grandfather to Mitchell Clayton Caven. Vic is also survived by his brother and sister-in law, Dean and Jolynn Caven of Fletcher, a sister-in-law, Larilee Aiken, Fort Mill, SC, niece, Lauren Murdock and great nephews, Sutton and Monroe Murdock, Fort Mill, SC. Vic graduated in 1966 from Miami East High School, Casstown. He went to the Univeristy of Kentucky and graduated in 1970 with a B.S. in Agriculture and a Master’s Degree in Meat Science. While at UK Vic was a cheerleader and a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and the Alpha Zeta Agricultural Fraternity. Vic was a member of the UK K Club and a lifetime member of the UK Alumni Association. After college he returned home to the family business, and became the co-owner and operator of Caven’s Meats. His love of the outdoors and hunting led him to become a conservationist. He was a member of Pheasants Forever, Duck’s Unlimited and spent countless hours planting trees and conserving his own property. He was a member of Hemlock Gun Club of Piqua, the Troy Fish and Game, and a fomer member of the Kiser Lake Sportsman’s Club. Vic was a founding member of the Fletcher EMS and also served on the board of directors for Upper Valley Medical Center. He was a 50 year member of Mt. Olivet Lodge #226 of Christiansburg, OH and the Antioch Shrine of Dayton. Vic enjoyed Wednesday’s with the Golden Boys Golf Group.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Fletcher, Ohio. Masonic services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Dayton Children’s Hospital, One Children’s Plaza, Dayton, Ohio 45404-1815 or The Ohio State University Foundation, The James Fund For Life, 1480 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43221. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
Dayton Children's Hospital
One Children's Way, Dayton OH 45404-1815
The James Fund For Life
1480 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus OH 43221