Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Ray Cantrell

   Ray J. Cantrell, 62, of 4849 Ziemer Rd., Gladwin, died suddenly at his home Saturday morning, June 25. Born in Salem, S.C., Aug. 15, 1925, he moved to Gladwin County in 1979 from Garden City. Mr. Cantrell was a body finisher for Ford Motor Co. and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Wayne, the Road Rangers of Taylor and president of the Buckeye Hunting Club, Gladwin. Mr. Cantrell was married to the former Irene Traxler in Seneca, S.C.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Dennis of Gladwin; 3 brothers, Earle, Ralph and Lester of South Carolina; 3 sisters, Fay Allen, Edna Parker and June Cantrell of South Carolina; and 2 grandsons. Services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. from the Sisson-Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Brown officiated and burial was in the Ridge Cemetery.

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Ridge Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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