|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1938|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2009|
OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN)
Amos Cantrell, Jr., 71, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 6:25pm Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. He was born March 9, 1938 in Johnson County, Kentucky to Amos Sr. and Laura (Stacey) Cantrell.
He first married Nina Jo Moore on August 5, 1960; she died December 26, 1979. He then married Sarah Polly (Justice) Armstrong in Sevier County, Tennessee on April 15, 1997.
He was a truck driver for Yellow Freight, retiring after 30 years. Amos was a member of the Teamsters Union and attended Wabash Friends Church. He played fastpitch softball many years, enjoyed woodworking, was an avid Notre Dame fan, and was a US Air Force veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Polly Cantrell of Wabash; five children, Donald L. (Kristy) Cantrell, Darrell R. (Ty-Ann) Cantrell, and John D. (Valerie) Cantrell, all of Wabash, Ilah Anne (Norman) Paige of Pensacola, FL, and Lisa (Bruce) Tonovitz of Wabash; four step-children, Jim (Ann) Cramer of Marion, Indiana, Kenneth J. Cramer, and Glen (Jackie) Cramer, both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Betsy (Jim) Ehrhart of Hartford City, Indiana; brother, B.J. (Diane) Cantrell of Gas City, Indiana; sister, Brenda (Bill) Chaplin of Wabash; 14 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, two great grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Ronald D. Cantrell who died December 31, 2008, and his brother Robert Cantrell.
Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 10:00am with Rich Davis officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-8pm Friday at the funeral home. Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.
Amos L Cantrell (1898 - 1989)
Laura Stacy Cantrell (1914 - 1995)
Nina J Cantrell (1934 - 1979)
Ronald Dallas Cantrell (1956 - 2008)*
Memorial Lawns Cemetery
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