Robert Cantrell, 73, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, July 6, 2007, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Born Nov. 5, 1933 in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of the late William Luther and Mary Bondurant Cantrell and a member of the U.S. Armed forces.
On Sept. 6, 1953, he married Norma Jean Bennett, who survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Norma Lee Miller and husband, Charles, of Caruthersville, Mo.; one son, Ben Cantrell and wife, Stephanie, of Cape Girardeau; one brother, William L. Cantrell, Jr. and wife, Faye, of Caruthersville; a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Cantrell, of Mountain Home, Ark; three grandchildren, Patrick Perry, Lauren Miller and Matthew Cantrell, and one great-grandchild, Carson Hardesty.
Celebration services will be held Friday, July 13, 2007, at the H.S. Smith Chapel in Caruthersville. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a brief memorial at 7 p.m., with Dr. Paul Curre officiating.