Raymond C. Cantrell

Published 10:33 am Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Raymond Calvin Cantrell, 91, husband of Sarah Jackson Cantrell of Radar Road, Rutherfordton, N.C., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 in Autumn Care Nursing Center, Saluda.
Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late James Howell and Jesse Hardin Cantrell. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a retired truck driver. Mr. Cantrell was a member of Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Sarah Jackson Cantrell; a daughter, Marie Humphries (Jerry) of Spartanburg, S.C.; two sons, Jim Cantrell (Cheryl) of Spartanburg and Tom Cantrell (Amy) of Green Creek. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Edward Cantrell, who died in l996.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 in the Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Green Creek, with Rev. Earl Byers officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, 555 Melvin Hill Rd., Columbus, N.C. 28722.
An on-line guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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