He was born July 2, 1939, to Jesse and Gladys (Newberry) Cantrell in Richlands, Va.
He was a 48-year Warsaw resident. On March 14, 1959, in Clinchco, Va., he was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Beavers who preceded him death on June 18, 2012. He was a machinist for Jemco Manufacturing of Warsaw. He attended the Warsaw Family Worship Center.
Survivors include two sons: Jesse (Tammi) Cantrell of Streamwood, Ill. and John (Lorrie) Cantrell of Warsaw; daughter: Marjeanna (Terry) Worley of Silver Lake, Ind.; brother: Kermit (Barbara) Cantrell of Tennessee; sister: Alice (spouse Virgil) Rose of Claypool Hill, Va.; grandchildren: Nicole (Steve) Bachelor of Plano, Ill., Christina and Jessica Cantrell, both of Streamwood, Ill., Kelly (Juan) Ramirez, Warsaw, Joni Cantrell, Goshen, Ind., Katie Cantrell, Warsaw, Michelle (Morgan) McGlennen of Silver Lake, and Shelby Layne of Warsaw. In addition 13 great-grandchildren survive.
Visitation is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Warsaw Family Worship Center 1250 Husky Trail Warsaw, IN 46582. Services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. with Pastor William Whitaker officiating. Interment will be private in Oakwood Cemetery Warsaw.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw.The family kindly requests memorials be made to:
K21 Cancer Care Fund
2170 North Pointe Dr.
Warsaw, IN 46582