CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash, who was killed Monday in a shooting at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.
Those arrangements are being handled by Imes Funeral Home, which says the funeral honoring Cash’s life will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the CFSB Center on the Murray State University campus. Joey Adair will officiate during the service, and full burial will follow at Murray City Cemetery. The funeral home says it will livestream the funeral service via its Facebook page from 12:50 p.m. Saturday.
Cash’s family will greet visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hardin Baptist Church, located at 6867 US 641 in Hardin, Kentucky.
The funeral home says those wishing to share expressions of sympathy can donate to Bright Life Farms at 10200 Farmersville Road, Princeton, Kentucky 42445; at Trooper Island in Dale Hollow Lake, Burkesville, KY 42717; or at Supporting Heroes at 11400 Decimal Drive Ste. 1002, PO Box 991547, Louisville, Kentucky 40269-1547.
Cash is survived by his wife, Michelle Moore Cash, and two children, son Jackson and daughter Madyson. The Calloway County Sheriff‘s Office announced Wednesday that a donation account has been set up at CFSB Bank in partnership with Murray Bank for those wishing to donate to help the Cash family. Click here for more information.
The 44-year-old chief deputy worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years, starting with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office in 1999. He served six years as deputy chief of police for the Murray State University Police Department and eight years with Kentucky. State Police. He retired from KSP with the rank of sergeant before joining the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office in 2020. Cash’s obituary says he graduated valedictorian of his class at the Kentucky State Police Academy.
To read the full obituary of Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash, visit imesfuneralhome.com.
Information on the funeral procession
On Friday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet shared a Kentucky State Police map showing the route of Cash’s funeral procession. The motorcade is expected to leave the CFSB Center between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. The motorcade will depart from the CFSB Center entrance on Kentucky 121 and turn south on North 12th Street. The cortege will then turn east on Chestnut Street to the entrance to Murray Cemetery.
KYTC says the procession is expected to be long and streets along the route could be blocked for an hour or more. Those wishing to pay their respects to Calloway County Deputy Chief Jody Cash are encouraged to congregate along the procession route.
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on Wednesday, May 18. It has since been updated with additional details.