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Floyd Hanford Cantrell, Sr
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Birth: May 10, 1916
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 2005
Saint Charles
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA

Floyd Hanford Cantrell is the son of Javan and Clara Sorrell Cantrell. He was born May 10, 1916 in Myrtle, MO and passed away December 4, 2005 in St. Charles, MO at the age of 89 years.
He was united in marriage May 26, 1935 in Myrtle, MO to Berniece Risner.
He survived by 1 son, Floyd Cantrell, Jr.; 2 daughters, Saundra Skiles and Shirley Williams; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Neva Britton; He was preceded in death by his wife, Berniece; his parents; 1 sister, Meda Sisk; and 4 brothers, Noval, Noel (Bill), Virgil, and Hubert Cantrell.
In 1941 Floyd and Berniece moved to St. Louis, MO where he worked for the Old Reliable Candy Factory, Shingle Plant, and the Small Arms plant. In 1944 he was called to the Army in World War II. He served in the Philippines in Manila till 1945. On returning from the army Floyd went to work as a carpenter and continued until his retirement.
He has been a faithful member of several Freewill Baptist Churches. He was ordained as a Deacon in Myrtle's church in 1937. He was always active building churches, 3 in St. Louis and 2 in Flordia. He served on Church Boards for many years. He seamed to be the Jack-of-all trades. He accomplished much with his 8th grade education and the Lord being his greatest teacher. He also loved writing poetry and had a way about him to make people laugh with his many jokes and stories.

("Carter Funeral Home" in West Plains, MO) 
Family links: 
  Javan Eddie Cantrell (1881 - 1969)
  Clara Edith Sorrell Cantrell (1886 - 1977)
  Berniece Lucille Risner Cantrell (1913 - 2001)*
  Shirley Gail Cantrell Williams (1938 - 2015)*
  Infant Son Cantrell (1905 - 1905)*
  Noval Elijah Cantrell (1907 - 1999)*
  Meda Lorine Cantrell Sisk (1908 - 1990)*
  Noel Ual Cantrell (1910 - 2005)*
  Virgil John Cantrell (1913 - 2001)*
  Floyd Hanford Cantrell (1916 - 2005)
  Hubert Lindly Cantrell (1923 - 1996)*
  Neva B Cantrell Britton (1927 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Dana Miller Jackson
Record added: Sep 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21852817
Floyd Hanford Cantrell, Sr
Added by: Dana Miller Jackson
Floyd Hanford Cantrell, Sr
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Added by: Robert J. Stauffer Jr. RVN 1963-65
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May the blessings of Heaven be yours Floyd
- Phyllis killgore
 Added: Apr. 20, 2010

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