My deepest and most sincere condolences to the entire family. Del was definitely one of the good ones. I and proud to have known him and able to call him a friend. He was the nicest, funniest and one of the most giving people that you could ever meet. I will cherish all the memories, including the drinks, laughter, food, golf games, cashing those winning tickets at the track, and yes, even getting tricked into eating turkey nuts.
Del’s devoted friendship was second to none, and for that, I am thankful to have known him.
I was unaware of Del’s passing until today. I worked with Del prior to his joining the Fire Department. I saw him occasionally throughout both our careers. He was a character, never a dull moment when Del was around. My condolences to the family.
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Delwin Lee Cato, 67, passed away on August 9, 2019. He was born on February 28, 1952 to Del and Doris Cato in Evansville, Indiana.
Delwin graduated from North High School in Evansville Indiana. After his graduation he decided to serve his country and joined the army. Once his time in the army was completed Del came home to Evansville where he served Vanderburgh county for 33 years as a devoted firefighter, until in 2007 when he retired from the force. In his free time, he was an outdoorsman, he loved fishing, hunting, and gardening. He also enjoyed horse races and was active in the horse racing business.
Delwin is survived by his loving wife April Cato; daughters Holli Price and Heather (Brad) Bullington; step daughter Jayme Hargrove; grandchildren Courtney (Logan) Teagardner, Haley Barter, Alexandra Bullington, Bladen, and Laylah; brother Stephen (Pat) Cato; sister Judith Russell; and many nieces and nephews.
Delwin is preceded in death by his parents Del and Doris Cato.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the nurses of Heritage hospice Amy, Angie, and Morgan for all they have done. Also thank you to Doctor Titzer and staff.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 14th at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 14thth at Sunset Funeral Home
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Heritage Hospice in Del’s memory.
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