~ IN MEMORY ~
Vietnam war veteran, DL Capt. Dennis R. Cable
July 8, 1936 ~ October 23, 2014
News has reached us with the passing of retired Delta pilot and Delta Golden Wings member Captain Dennis Reece Cable, age 78. Captain Cable joined Delta Air Lines 11-16-1964 and retired at the mandatory age 60 in 1996, based 031/ATL. Captain Cable was based Atlanta for most if not all of his commercial aviation career with Delta.
To sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at http://www.higginshillcrestchapel.com/ or
A memorial service will be held for Captain Cable on November 2nd at Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church, 2165 Hwy 138, Riverdale GA.
Survived by his wife Judith ‘Judy’, personal condolences may be sent to the Cable family at
553 Grant Road , Brooks GA 30205-1718 ... (770) 719-0073
Should we receive more information we will be sure to update our memorial site at http://pcnflightwest.blogspot.
~ Carol for the PCN
Memorial blogspot http://pcnflightwest.blogspot.
Dennis Reece Cable was born July 8, 1936 in Proctor, NC and raised in Fontana Village, NC, where his father, Ed worked on constructing the Fontana Dam. His mother, Belle, was the Postmaster. Dennis graduated from Western Carolina University in 1959. He was a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy, stationed in Barber's Point, Hawaii and flew transport planes for the VR21 squadron during the Vietnam War. He joined Delta Airlines as a pilot in 1964 and over a 33 year career, was captain of the Boeing 727, 757, 767 and MD 11 airplanes. Flying airplanes was his greatest passion, but he also loved gardening, birds and the stock market. Dennis is survived by his wife Judy, his son Kevin and his daughter Christina, as well as brothers, Clay and David Cable. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on November 2, 2014 at Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church, 2165 Hwy 138 Riverdale, GA. 30296. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Institute or the Kidney Cancer Association. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home
1 Bullsboro Drive Newnan, GA 30263
.Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 26, 2014
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From: kerschner Sent: Friday, October 24, 2014 11:17 AM Subject: DEATH OF RETIRED CAPTAIN DENNIS CABLE
Dear friends of retired Captain Dennis Cable:
I received the following message from Judy Cable on the evening of October 23, 2014.
Dennis passed this morning. Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers during his cancer journey.Judy
Captain Dennis Cable passed away yesterday morning, October 16. Captain
Cable retired in 1996 from flying the MD-11.