|Robert F. Cantrell Sr., age 60, of Creve Coeur, Illinois died Saturday, September, 14, 2013 at 7:10 PM at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, Illinois.
He was born on February 25, 1953 in Aurora, Illinois the son of Donald D. and Doris W. Waddell Cantrell.
Surviving are his children: Robert (Janelle) Cantrell, Jr. of Lemont, Illinois; Donald (Courtney) Cantrell of Chillicothe, Illinois; Angel S. (Edward) Ray of Galesburg, Illinois; eight grandchildren: Delaney Thomson, Kerrington Cantrell, Ian Cantrell, Sophia Cantrell, Xander Cantrell, Noah Cantrell, Emmie Ray and Koy Ray; one sister: Garnett Cantrell of Galesburg, Illinois; nephew: Rich (Cindy) Cantrell and niece: Michelle (Robert) Sargeant of Wataga, Illinois; great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one great niece, aunts and uncles.
He worked for USG Corporation in Sperry, Iowa. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and the love of the river, also tinkering and woodworking.
Celebration of Life will be held at the Pink Tavern at 1010 Illinois 96 in Lomax, Illinois on Saturday, October 5, 2013 beginning at 1:00 P.M. In-lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com