Formerly of Harlan, Cavins lived in Lee County, Va., for over 30 years. He was a believer in the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert D. and Laura J. Cavins; one brother, R.C. Cavins; and two sisters: Irene Smith and America Sharp.
Survivors include 10 nieces and six nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Va.
Graveside services will be conducted today at 11 a.m. at the First Haven Cemetery in Keith.
Arney-Mullins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.