A celebration of life service for Keith C. Cash, 50, of Bloomington, chief of police at Indiana University in Bloomington, will be at 4 p.m. EST Monday, March 25, at IU Auditorium. He died suddenly on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at IU Health-Bloomington Hospital of natural causes.
He was born in Louisville on March 23, 1962 the son of Judy Carrico Cash and Tom Cash. He was raised in Jeffersonville, graduating from Jeffersonville High School. At Indiana University/Bloomington, he received his
bachelor's and master's degrees in criminal justice. In 1984 he joined the IU Police Department and he served as operation's captain on the police force for nine years. He graduated from the Federal Bureau of investigation National Academy in 2004. He was named Police Chief of Indiana University in October 2010. In 2011, he was honored by Indiana University student media with the Trevor R. Brown Award. He served on the Board of the Indiana Association of Indiana Chiefs of Police and was a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He was also a member of Donald Owens Lodge 88 of the Fraternal Order of Police in Bloomington.
He is survived by his mother, Judy Cash, of Jeffersonville; his father and stepmother, Tom and Kathy Cash, of Floyds Knobs; his brothers and sister-in-law; Steve and Nancy Cash, of Lafayette, and Mike Cash, of United Arab Emirates; sister-in-law, Tricia Cash, of Brunswick, Md.; nephews, Wyatt Cash and Aaron Cash; niece, Audrey Cash; and two half-sisters, Kristen Cash and Brittany Cash-Reichenbach.
He was preceded in death by one brother, David M. Cash.
Friends may visit the family in the vestibule of the auditorium from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Keith C. Cash Memorial Fund, c/o of the IU Foundation, PO Box 500, Bloomington, IN 47402. Contributions received will be used to benefit the IU Police Dept., the IU Police Academy and the IU Police Service Animal fund.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org .
Keith will be missed by many friends, numerous cousins, uncles, aunts and his best-buddy canine friend, German Shepherd, Alibi. He was a giving person, sharing, even in death as an Organ Donor.
Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old St. Rd. 37 in Bloomington is in charge of arrangements.