OBITUARY

Tommy Cantrell

January 5, 1955February 6, 2021
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Tommy Cantrell, 66, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Ambassador Healthcare, in Centerville.

Tommy was born to James Calvin Cantrell Sr. and Kathleen Ratliff Cantrell on January 5, 1955, in Richmond, Indiana. Tommy attended local area schools. He was an avid movie watcher, he especially enjoyed Westerns. Tommy loved John Wayne and enjoyed collecting John Wayne memorabilia. He loved all aspects of the western lifestyle. Tommy loved to cruise through town, and had a passion for leather crafting, photography and other crafts. He enjoyed selling his handmade crafts at the Liberty Festival. He also loved to travel especially throughout the Western states, which were his favorite trips. Also, he always enjoyed going to Kentucky to visit his many relatives. Tommy was excited and proud to gain his independence when he obtained an electric wheelchair almost 50 years ago. Tommy was active in the Liberty community. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Liberty Historical Society. Tommy’s greatest love was for his family and friends.

He is survived by his mother: Kathleen Cantrell; his siblings: James (Marcia) Cantrell of Liberty; Charles (Wanda) Cantrell of Everton; Robert Cantrell of Liberty; David (Sherry) Cantrell of Liberty; Eric (Michele) Cantrell of Connersville and sister-in-law, Carol Cantrell of North Carolina; nephews: Adam Cantrell; Jesse Cantrell; Matt (Janel) Cantrell; Andy (Loretta) Cantrell; Nathan (Raychael) Cantrell; Lee (Amanda) Cantrell; nieces: Sherron Wyatt; Casey Cantrell, Whitney (Cohle) Garrett and Rebecca (Billy) Dubuisson; many great nieces and nephews; special nephew: Michael Browning and special friends: Susie Carr; Rick Davis. Tommy is preceded in death by his father: James Cantrell Sr. and his brother Roger Lee Cantrell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2021 at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty, with Pastor Mick Miller officiating. Interment will follow at West Point Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Liberty Historical Society.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation for Family & Friends

    Friday, February 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, February 12, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Janelle paul

February 11, 2021

RIP Tommy....hope you and my dad are having a ball❤

Shawnda Rieske

February 10, 2021

There will never be another man like you! Rest in peace my friend! You will be missed

Steve Telker

February 9, 2021

Snake was always fun to hang out with. I remember one night, he was ready to go home and I told him if you hang on to my turn signal (I was on my Street bike) I'll take you home and put you to bed. lol. And he did!! I'll miss snake and always remember the good times we had. Love ya Snake, RIP

Clarissa Marino

February 9, 2021

Loved caring for Tommy. He was always a breath of fresh air. His personality was out of this world. So kind and loving. Always knew how to make someone feel special.

Bobby Means

February 9, 2021

Growing up across the street when I was younger I got the chance to experience and enjoy Tommy and all the family. Tommy and I with many friends enjoyed watching his collection of westerns. Tommy was a great guy and enjoyed life at its fullest. He will be missed for sure.... I enjoyed the time I got to spend hanging with Tommy Cantrell he was a inspiration to all the neighborhood kids....

Sarah Denise (Massey) Wolford

February 9, 2021

Tommy you are definitely one of a kind, always had something to say..loved cutting up and carrying on with you, I am going to miss you along with so many others that are....love you , Denise

William Alcorn

February 9, 2021

Tommy was one of the good guys may he rest in peace.

Joan Brockman

February 9, 2021

A fun spirited great guy. Rest in peace Snake.

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