Cantrell, the son of the late Joseph Elzie and Orbleen Morton Cantrell, was born on Dec. 9, 1942, in Jasper. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the Georgia Army National Guard.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Brenda Cantrell of Forsyth; son, Steven (Angie) Cantrell of Culloden; three grandchildren, Autumn, Amber and Ashley Cantrell; brothers, Leon (Peggy) Cantrell of Orrville and Gordon Cantrell of Jasper; sister, Barbara (Ronald) Walker of Jasper; brother-in-law, Ronald (Kathy) Henslee of Tuscaloosa; special nephew, Ron (Roseann) Henslee Jr.; and several other nephews, nieces, cousins and aunt, Bobbie Appling of Bolingbroke, Ga.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund, Post Office Box 539, Bolingbroke, GA 31004 or to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210.
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Monroe County Memorial Chapel, Forsyth, Ga.; 478-994-4266