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Harold Cantrall, Sr.

d. January 26, 2017

Harold Cantrall, Sr., age 83, of Springfield passed away on January 26, 2017 at Heritage Health surrounded by his family

He is survived by ten children, Harold, Jr. (Debi) Cantrall of Coffeen, IL, Sheila (Rodney) Smith of Davenport, FL, Esther Young of O’Fallon, MO, Scott (Cindy) Cantrall of Andrew, IL, Ward (Michele) Cantrall of Athens, IL, Cynthia (Tom) Crain of Springfield, IL, Ross (Dana) Cantrall of Springfield, IL, Dean`a (Jeff) Puckett of Springfield, IL, Ranger Cantrall of Rochester and Ryder (Rachel) Cantrall of Auburndale, FL; a sister Esther Woodson; 35 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife Georgia Edwards-Cantrall, both parents as well as one brother, Clyde Cantrall and one sister, Frances Cantrall.

Harold was born on June 4, 1933 the son of Clyde and Dorothy Cook-Cantrall.

On October 29, 1951 Harold married Georgia Edwards-Cantrall in Petersburg. They spent 62 wonderful years of their lives together.

He retired from Growmark FS in Springfield, IL. After retirement, Harold and Georgia moved to Florida where they volunteered at the Heart of Florida Hospital for about five years. Shortly after volunteering at the hospital, they both starting working at Walt Disney World for an extended period of time in which they enjoyed very much.

Cremation rites were accorded.

Harold and Georgia will soon be united with private graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to the “Animal Protective League” APL.

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the Cantrall family. On-line condolences can be shared at


  1. My sympathy to the Cantrall Family. I have known the family for years, Harold was in high school same time I was and his family were neighbors at Tice our parents played cards. I used to see he and Georgia when they were in Cantrall and our children were in school. May you find comfort they are together in heaven.

  2. Few things in life will ever affect us more deeply than the death of a parent. Not only do we have to endure the intense pain of  loss but we are also left to face a future that will likely be quite different from what we had expected. The Bible assures us  that death will be no more. May such promise  help you to cope with the loss of your Father. My deepest sympathy to each of you.

    Revelation 21:3-5
    John 5:28,29
    Psalms 37:29

  3. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to each of you for the loss of your Father. May you find comfort in each other. Our heavenly Father assures us that the day is coming in which he will wipe away those tears of sorrow from our eyes forever and death will be no more.

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