Bobby Cantrell, 67, of Christiansburg, VA went to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 17, 2009. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Mary Lou Davis Cantrell and his parents, Cameron and Mary Elizabeth Amburgey Cantrell.
He leaves behind two sons that he loved very much: Wade Cantrell, and, Jesse Cantrell and wife Pam all of Christiansburg; VA; two daughters that he loved very much: Debbie Branson of Floyd, VA, and, Michele Compton and husband Roger of Willis, VA; four sisters: Emma Young and husband Wendell, Velva Wirt and husband James E., Geraldine Kelly, all of Christiansburg, VA, and, Barbara Taylor of Wise, VA; two brothers: Cam Cantrell and wife Nancy of Dayton, OH, and, James I. Cantrell of Floyd, VA; Bob served his country in the United States Navy, and, a longtime resident of Christiansburg, VA. He leaves behind many grandchildren and great grandchildren that he enjoyed watching grow up so well There are also many friends that have known him and grew to love him that they would be too many to list.
A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, September 21, 2009 at 1:00 Pm from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Sutphin officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 20, 2009 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Horne Funeral Home and at other times are welcome for fellowship at 1758 Conner Grove Road, Willis, VA 24380