OBITUARY

Doyle Cantrell

17 June, 192723 March, 2021

Mr. Doyle Cantrell

Pickens, SC – Mr. Doyle Cantrell, age 93, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 23, 2021. Mr. Cantrell was born in Pickens County, South Carolina and was the son of the late Seth D. Cantrell and Mellanee Holder Cantrell. He was a loving husband to Betty Ruth Cantrell. Survivors include his wife Betty Ruth Cantrell from Pickens South Carolina and a son Stan Cantrell (Gaye) from Powdersville, South Carolina. Surviving are four grandchildren Crystal and Channing Cantrell and Eric and Amy Patterson. Also surviving are three loving and precious great grandchildren.

Mr. Cantrell was predeceased by his first wife Emmie Mae Cantrell, a son Dean Cantrell, a daughter Cynthia Carol Galloway and a number of brothers and a sister. Mr. Cantrell was the last of his siblings.

Mr. Cantrell served in the United States Army during WWII, was a sharpshooter and a Private First Class at Honorable Discharge. He worked the majority of his career at Poinsett Plant, Abney Mills as a Slasher Room Foreman. He was a Mason and Shriner. He loved to garden and adored family. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church.

A service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM with a visitation beginning at 9:00 AM located at 2402 Gentry Memorial Highway, Pickens, South Carolina. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Cantrell family.

Online condolences may be sent to www.dillardfunerals.com

  • FAMILY

  • Seth D. Cantrell, Father (deceased)
  • Mellanee Holder Cantrell, Mother (deceased)
  • Emmie Mae Cantrell, Spouse (deceased)
  • Betty Ruth Cantrell, Remarried Spouse
  • Stan Cantrell (Gaye), Son
  • Crystal Cantrell, Grandchild
  • Channing Cantrell, Grandchild
  • Eric Patterson, Grandchild
  • Amy Patterson, Grandchild
  • Dean Cantrell, Son (deceased)
  • Cynthia Carol Galloway, Daughter (deceased)
  • Mr. Cantrell is predeceased by a number of brothers and a sister. He was the last of his siblings. He is survived by three loving and precious great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, 27 March , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, 27 March , 2021

Memories

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walton roberts

24 March 2021

Listening to Waylon as i write, raised me , fed me, love me, gave me comfort when needed it, sheltered me , what can i say a second Father i was great full to have , be a part of your life , i will see u again, GODS SPEED miss u

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