John Cable of Desert Hot Springs died March 1 in Grass Valley. He was 77.
Cremation will take place at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley, and interment will take place at Fort Rosecrans, Pt. Loma, San Diego, following a military service with an Air Force Honor Guard. The date will be announced later.
Mr. Cable was born Aug. 26, 1930, in St. Albans, W. Va., to William Cable and Virginia Smith Cable. After high school he joined the U.S. Air Force and fought in the Korean War. He served in the Air Force for 22 years and achieved the rank of chief master sergeant. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked as a real estate agent, broker and was still active as a real estate investor until the time of his death.
He enjoyed golf and traveling.
Mr. Cable is survived by his loving wife, Karen Cable. He was the love of her life and they had just celebrated their second anniversary; sister, Virginia Morris of Ben’s Run, W. Va.; brother, Jim Cable of Ona, W. Va.; children Patti Chism of St. George, Utah, Sally Landsburg of Grass Valley, Michelle Rice of Forney, Texas, and Mark Williams of Attica, Ohio; grandchildren Jim Landsburg of Grass Valley, Kyle Valley of Hurricane, Utah, Jordan and Jeff Rice of Forney, Texas, and Jessica, Katy and Shane Williams of Attica, Ohio; great-grandchildren Travis Landsburg of Grass Valley, Larry Landsburg of Seattle, Wash., and Cameron Hazel of Grass Valley, and great-greatgranddaughters Teagan Valley of Hurricane, Utah, and Lyla Landsburg of Grass Valley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Virginia Cable; brothers Tom, Howard and Eugene Cable and his first wife of 49 years, Patty Jean Cable.
Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.
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