Charles A Cantrell

May 15, 1928 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 93)


Charles A Cantrell 93 of Indianapolis Indiana went to be with the lord on

December 10, 2021  at the VA Honor House in Danville IL

Charles was born May 15,1928 in Glenco, Ky to John & Amanda Hicks , Later  was adopted to Vessie Lee & Lura Cantrell of Magnolia KY.


He is survived by his wife Constance Cantrell of Indianapolis, Son Gary S Cantrell of Louisville Ky, Son Gregory (Alma) Cantrell of Veedersburg Indiana, Daughter Michelle (Bill) Allen of Onaway Michigan 6 Grandchildren 14 Great Grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents & 2 brother’s Jack & Earl Hicks


Charles Served in the Army Air Force from 1945-1947 PFC 463d at Geiger Field Washington. With a Honorable Discharge on May 14, 1947

In his early life worked for his father in the general store in Magnolia Ky and drove the truck for the family business, after working for his father he joined a carpenters union out of Louisville KY and traveled throughout the United States for 10yrs doing construction work. He then settled down in Indianapolis Indiana and started his own business as Cantrell Contracting. He worked as a contractor around the Indianapolis area until 2013 and then retired.

He was a member of Beth Haven Baptist Church Magnolia KY,  a Member of the Millersville Masonic Lodge Indianapolis, Scottish Rite & Shrine of Indianapolis, Life member of the American Legion & D.A.V. &  Millersville Chapter #300 Eastern Star


Graveside Services will be at the:

 Danville National Cemetery 

1900 E Main St 

Danville IL, 61832

December 15 2021 - 1:00pm

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Graveside Service
December 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Danville National Cemetery
1900 East Main Street
Danville, IL 61832

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