Graveside services for Joe W. Cantrell, 85 of Conroe, will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in Houston National Cemetery with Rev. Tom Clawson officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22, 2003 from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home.
Mr. Cantrell was born on March 2, 1917 in Athens, Texas and passed away on January 20, 2003 in Conroe, Texas. He served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II in the 124th Calvary Division and was awarded the Silver Star. He as a member of the local VFW.
He is survived by his daughters, Vera Cantrell of Conroe and JoAnn Nollkamper and husband Gene of LaGrange; sons, Emmett Robinson of Franklin, Arnold Robinson and wife Jimmie of Angleton, and George King and wife Marlene of Houston; sisters, Novis; brothers, Bobby Cantrell and wife Linda of Conroe, Clyde Cantrell and wife Delores of Houston, and Travis Cantrell and wife Peggy of Center; grandchildren, Cristy Lujan, Joe Loving, Jim Loving, Christopher Robinson, Harold Robinson; great-grandchild, Ashton Loving; special friend, Margaret King of Conroe; and numerous other relatives and friends also survive.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the West Conroe Baptist Church Second Friday Night Gospel Singing, 1855 Longmire Road, Conroe, Texas 77304.