Daniel “Festus” J. Cable, 58

Daniel J. Cable
Daniel J. Cable

Daniel “Festus” J. Cable, 58, of Fulton, died Monday at home.

Born in Fulton, he was a life resident. Daniel was employed by Catholic Charities for the past 5 years. He was a member of B.P.O.E. # 830 in Fulton. Daniel enjoyed golfing and woodworking. He was predeceased by his parents, Byron and Aldona Cable.

Surviving: daughter, Danielle Cable of Liverpool; granddaughter, Rylee Spencer of Fulton; brother, Thomas Cable of FL; former wife, Shirlee Cable of Fulton; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Fulton Elks Lodge # 830, 57 Pierce Drive, Fulton. Contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, 365 West First Street, Fulton, 13069. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has charge of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Our hearts and prayers go out to Dan’s Family. “Dan Dan the Hiding Man” will be missed very much! Rest peacefully Dan. With sincere sympathy from my family to yours. Angela Smith & Family.

  2. Condolences to Danielle and the rest of the family. You’ll be missed Dan…enjoy your golfing.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss, Danielle, Shirlee, Rylee. Rest in peace at last, my friend.
    Until we meet again………..

  4. It was a long, long, long, time ago in my life the last I saw Festus. I have never forgotten Festus as he had a great sense of humor and quick wit; he always made me smile and laugh. My deepest sympathy goes out to his family.

    Robert M. Waloven
    U.S. Navy (Ret.)
    Houston, Texas

  5. Danny-I’ve known you for 50 years. We’ve been neighbors for 30. It’ll be tough not seeing you. It’ll be tough at the Elks Tuesday. Our thoughts to Danielle.

  6. Dan my special friend , great sense of humor, he made me laugh a lot. I miss you so much , my thoughts are with your family, so. very sad , so sorry Danielle.

    Emma (UK)

  7. Danny, You Will Be Missed by all of us that had the pleasure of knowing you. I will never forget (even if I wanted to) The Road Trip that you your Uncle Francis and I took to Malone. I still laugh when I think about it.
    Rest in peace old friend.

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