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Mr. Jimmie Franklin Cantrell

January 22, 1937 - June 24, 2018

Jimmie Franklin “Daddy Jim” Cantrell, age 81 of Hendersonville, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the Elizabeth House. He was born January 22, 1937 in Henderson County; a son of the late Carl Cameron Cantrell and Nannie Rebecca Weese Cantrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in dea…read more

Jimmie Franklin “Daddy Jim” Cantrell, age 81 of Hendersonville, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the Elizabeth House. He was born January 22, 1937 in Henderson County; a son of the late Carl Cameron Cantrell and Nannie Rebecca Weese Cantrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, D.C. Cantrell and Bobby Cantrell.

 

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County; Mr. Cantrell retired from Ecusta in 1993 following 38 years of employment. He was a member of the Etowah Lions Club and Beulah Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon for many years.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patricia Bell Cantrell; two daughters, Deborah Davis and her husband, Edwin and Dee Dee Owenby and her husband, Randy; one son, Kelly Cantrell and his wife, Tina; nine grandchildren, Christopher Gilbert and his wife, Amanda, Brooks Owenby and his wife, Jessica, Carly Owenby, James Cantrell and his wife, Maggie, Erica Merrill and her husband, Joffrey, Patricia Cantrell, Mitchell Cantrell and his wife, Hannah, Samantha Cantrell and Nicole Cantrell; and by seven great-grandchildren, Hayden and Annalee Gilbert, Libby and Garrett Owenby, Lucas and Hudson Cantrell; and Riley Merrill.

 

His funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Beulah Baptist Church officiated by the Reverend Christopher Gilbert and Reverend Dewey Barnwell. Burial will follow in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

His family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Kelly Cantrell, Mitchell Cantrell, James Cantrell, Brooks Owenby, Hayden Gilbert and Joffrey Merrill.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Jimmie’s memory be directed to the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 7088 Willow Road, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

 

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

2:00 p.m. until 3:15 p.m.
Beulah Baptist Church


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Time: 3:30 pm

Beulah Baptist Church


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery


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