John Robert Cain, 79, passed away Friday evening October 23, 2020, at Heritage House of Connersville with his sister, Sarah, by his side.

Born February 4, 1941, in Connersville, Indiana, he was the son of H. Francis and Edrie Cain. John graduated from Connersville High School and received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Purdue University. He began his teaching career at Centerville, Indiana. At this time the space race with Russia was a high priority for the country and an emphasis was placed on better high school education in mathematics.