Kerrville Mountain Sun Thursday, June 27, 1946
Cecil Ernest Cade Killed in Accident By His Cousin Hullpt From .22-Uifle Hits Ingram Youth In Client While Boys Were Examining Gun. Cecil Ernest Cade, 17, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Cade of Ingram, was instantly killed Friday Friday morning when a bullet from a .22 calibre rifle struck him in the chest. Cade and his cousin, Everett Maddox, 15, were at the Cade home in Ingram, when the boys were examining the gun, with the idea of Maddox buying it from his cousin. Cade had been handling the rifle which was not thought to be loaded. He handed the gun to Maddox, who clicked the trigger, trigger, accidentally killing his cousin with the bullet. Funeral services were held Saturday Saturday in the Smith Chapel with Rev. W. L. Elms, pastor of the Ingram Baptist Church officiating. officiating. Interment was in the Nichols Nichols Cemetery, and the pallbearers were Wesley Smith. Louis Lee Wootton, William C. Brooks, Gerald Gerald Cooper and Roy Samuelson. The young man was a native of Kerrville, and attended school here. Last year his parents moved to Ingram, but he continued to attend attend Tivy. His father, who is a barber, is employed at the Palace Barber Shop, and was in Kerrville at the time of the tragedy. The survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Cade; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilford Cade, Ingram, and Mr. and Mrs. Seth Page, Center Point. ^v .