Stephen “Steve” Alan Cavin (Ranger Plunk), 64, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, after a courageous fight with cancer. He was born October 13, 1952 in Wichita, KS to David and F. Elaine (Sheppard) Cavin.
Steve was married to Stephanie Allen on November 2, 1984 in Independence, MO. He worked as a commercial zoning controls engineer for most of his career. Stephen was an Eagle Scout and was a member of the Colbern Road Community of Christ, the Single Action Shooting Society “SASS” (Cowboy Action Shooting) and The Odd Fellows. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, jewelry silversmithing, reloading his own ammunition and just enjoying time with his family playing in the great outdoors.
Steve was survived by his wife, Stephanie Cavin of Independence, MO; sons, Philip Cavin (Kellie) of Shawnee, KS, Cork Cavin (Vanessa) of Lone Jack, MO; step-children, Charles “Davy” Jones (Brenda) of Marina, CA, Christina Bowers (Scott) of Meriam, KS; siblings, Terri Majors (John) of Lake Lotawana, MO, Randy Cavin (Gyla) of Lake Lotawana, MO, Leslie Wilson (Philip) of Lee’s Summit, MO; 13 grandchildren and his long time BFF and partner in crime, Andy Gerrard (Dawn) of Independence, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Teresa (Coates) Cavin.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Graveside service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., at the Blue Springs Cemetery and a Celebration of Life Service at 3:00 p.m. at the Colbern Road Community of Christ, 27507 E. Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO near Lake Lotawana, MO. A fellowship dinner will be provided at the church following the service.
Memories of Stephen and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rainbow Center of Communicative Disorders in Blue Springs, MO, the school that was Stephen’s mother’s legacy.