Cantrell, Edward

Edward L. Cantrell, Jr., 71 of Morenci, Mich., died Nov. 16, 2018, at his home.

He was born on Aug. 11, 1947, in Adrian, Mich., to Edward and Helen (Putnam) Cantrell, Sr. After graduating from Onsted High School in 1967, he proudly served his country in the Army from 1967 to 1970 during the Vietnam era. Eddie attended both Siena Heights and Adrian College.

Eddie lived life to the fullest, enjoying traveling, camping, playing pool, listening to the oldies, especially rock-and-roll, and sailing. He worked in sales, mainly insurance.

He is survived by his siblings Gloria (and Douglas) Gilmore, Jimmy (and Elsie) Cantrell, Nancy Atwell, Larry Cantrell, Linda (and Sam) Newell and Danny (and Rae Jean) Cantrell; brother-in-law, Casey Jones; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Rose Mary Jones, Irene Cantrell and Dennis Lee Cantrell.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at West Rome Baptist Church, with Rev. Jeff Malin officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 12:30 until the time of the service.

Arrangements were made by Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian.