Roland P. Cain

April 27, 1933 ~ February 12, 2016 (age 82)


Roland Pinkney Cain, the fourth son of the late Carl Clifton and Sarah Parthenia Howell Cain, was born on April 27, 1933, in the Clarksville Township of Davie County, NC. He passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 82 during the primitive hour on Friday morning, February 12, 2016 at the Danby House in Winston-Salem, NC, where he had been a resident since September 11, 2014. At an early age, he joined Chinquapin Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located in Yadkin County, NC. As the youngest, he was nicknamed by some of his relatives, neighbors, and friends, as "Ro" or "Champ." He attended Davie County Training School (DCTS) in Mocksville, NC and graduated with the class of 1954. He served in the United States Armed Forces, in the Army Division, from June 1954 to June 1956 and received an Honorable Discharge as a Foreign War Veteran. After being discharged, he resided in Baltimore, MD, until being compelled to relocate to Davie County, NC, with his parents in the mid-year of 1970. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stillborn brother, Clifton Harding Cain, and another brother, Garfield Henderson Cain; two sisters, Evola Ellison and Millie Ann West; one nephew, Brandon Cain; one great-niece, Katina West; two brothers-in-law, Arthur Lemuel Scott, and Francis L. Smith. He leaves to cherish his precious memories three sisters, Lillie Mae Scott, Hilda Ruth Smith, and Faye Elizabeth (Richard) Carter, all of Mocksville, NC; one brother, Wilbur Junior (Amelia) Cain, aka "June," of Traphill, NC; one brother-in-law, Hubert Allen West, Sr., of Mocksville; nine nephews; eleven nieces; several great and great-grand nephews and nieces; two uncles, Charlie Lester "Doc" (Louise) Howell of Mocksville and Gilbert (Mary Ruth) Howell of Boonville, NC; one aunt, Ruth Howell, of Winston-Salem, NC; a host of Cain, Howell, Eaton, and Patterson cousins and several friends and associates. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Roland P. Cain please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church
4462 NC-801 N
Mocksville, NC,


FEB 18. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028


FEB 18. 2:00 PM (EST)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028

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