Cash was born on Jan. 26, 1932, in Montague County to William and Avo Agee Houpt.
Cash worked most of his life selling cars. He was very involved in his community being a member of the Nocona Hills Community Church, Nocona V.F.W Post# 8558, and a 50-year member of the Nocona Masonic Lodge# 753 A.F. & A.M.
He served in the U.S. Army as a Military Police Officer during the Korean War.
Cash married the love of his life, Pat, on Aug. 1, 1979, in Dallas.
They just celebrated their 40th anniversary.
Cash is survived by his wife Pat Houpt of Nocona; daughter, Yvonne Du Priest of McKinney; step-daughter, Mechelle Nichols of Rowlett; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a dear friend, Lori Gray of Rowlett.
Cash was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Daniel Wayne Houpt; and 6 brothers.
There was a visitation on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Jerry Woods Chapel in Nocona.
Funeral services started at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at the Nocona Hills Community Church with Pastor Ron Wilson officiating.
Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery in Montague County.
Pallbearers were Howie Beste, Alan Garner, Rusty Fenoglio, J.E. Procell, Ronny Gregory and Charlie Brown.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nocona Hills Community Church Building Fund, 104 Nocona Dr., Nocona, TX 76255.