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James William Cantrell Obituary


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“Dear Grandpa, Thank you for being a true Grandpa to me and Emilee. You always let us know that you loved us like your own Grandchildren. I...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Dyal - Grand daughter

“My Uncle Jim was such an extraordinary man,with so many good qualities,it would be almost impossible to list each and every one of them. So I'll try...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Deborah Barnhill - Jesup, GA

“James, I am so sorry for your loss, You are in my prayers. Thinking of you and your family. Sherry & Wayne Liming ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sherry Liming - chesnee, SC

“I can not express how sorry I am for ya'lls lost. Uncle Jim was such a wonderful man. Always had a smile on his face, caring, tender hearted. You...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Cantrell Caruso - Neice

“DEAR DADDY I HAVE MISSED YOU BEING IN MY LIFE.I WILL MISS YOU EVEN MORE NOW THAT YOU ARE TRULY GONE.YOU TOLD ME I WOULD ALWAYS BE YOUR DAUGHTER-N-LAW...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: MICHELLE - DAUGHTER-N-LAW

“you where the best father ever i love and miss you more than words could ever say hope to see you in heaven when it 's my time ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: ronnie cantrell - spartanburg, SC

“Never got to Say good By' My best Memorie I remember Looking for black lizards down at the pond Fishing With you' cool Summer day just Hanging ...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Christopher Allen Cantrell - SC

“We were so sorry to hear of your loss of Jim. He was a special and kind Uncle and will be missed greatly. Our Love and Prayers are sent to all the...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Mitchem - husband's Uncle

“So sorry to hear about Jim, he will be miss. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: ANNETTE FOSTERe - pelzer, SC


Chesnee, SC--Mr. James William Cantrell, 77, of 727 Mahaffey Cooley Road and also a previous resident of Jacksonville, FL having lived there for 37 years passed away on Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 at his residence.

Born in Chesnee, SC on February 15, 1934, he was the son of the late Willie and Ruth (Willis) Cantrell and was the loving husband of Carolyn L. Cantrell having celebrated 56 years of marriage. He was the most hard working and loving husband, father and grandfather.

Mr. Cantrell retired from Anheuser-Bush in Jacksonville, FL after 28 years of dedicated service and was of the Baptist faith and was a 32 Degree Mason.

In addition to his wife he is survived by five sons, James D. Cantrell and his wife Sherry of Spartan burg, Ronnie W. Cantrell and his wife Kathy of Cowpens, Donald K. Cantrell of Mayo, Timothy Cantrell and his wife Brenda of Asheville and Tony Cantrell and his wife Charlotte of Chesnee; six grandchildren, Angela, John, Kenneth, Katrina, Ronnie and Christopher and three great grandchildren, Lydia, Bailey and Kara and a host of other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 16, 2011 from 6-8PM at Seawright Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Spartan burg at 2:00PM on Saturday, September 17th with Rev. Joe Geddes officiating. The family is at the home. An online guest register is available at www.seawright-funeralhome.com.

Seawright Funeral Home & Crematory
Inman, SC

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