Andy Cantrell, age 90 of Troy, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 1, 1926 in Pilgrim’s Knob, VA to the late Joseph W. and Hannah (Mullins) Cantrell.
Andy is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Charles and Susan Cantrell of Troy, and Christopher and Brenda Cantrell of Jefferson City, TN; four daughters and sons-in-law: Aundrea Cantrell of TN, Pamela Cantrell of TN, Stacy and Nathan Hamilton of Troy, and Ann and Bill Kindell of Troy; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as two sisters and brother-in-law: Bessie King of WV, and Connie and Robert England of Tipp City.
He was preceded in death by his beloved companion, Cathy Jo Westfall, who passed away November 21, 2015; three brothers, and five sisters.
Andy was a US Navy Veteran of WWII. He was a member of Troy Eagles #971, and a life member of VFW Post #5436 of Troy. He retired as a Pipe Maker from Tube Products in Troy, and worked at E&J Bar in Troy for 10 years. Andy enjoyed watching western movies, military history, and spending time with his family.
A funeral service was held 11AM Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy with Pastor Tracy Bodey officiating. Military Honors by the Veteran’s Memorial Honor Guard of Troy took place following funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice of Dayton: 8069 Washington Village Dr. Dayton, OH 45458.
Arrangements entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy.