Born 10-30-1943 -- Died 6-13-2004
Billy Von Cantrell, of Calico Rock, son of Esther Lee Cantrell and the late William Davis Cantrell, was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Wideman, Ark. He died June 13, 2004, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 60.
He married Lavonne McNeil on March 2, 1963, in Calico Rock, Ark., and to this union three children were born. During his working years, he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Lavonne McNeil Cantrell of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law -- Tammy and Daniel Stephen of Calico Rock, and Carol Lee and Paul Nordrum of Mountain View; a son and daughter-in-law -- Davis and Tammy Cantrell of Conway; a brother, Dickie Cantrell of Mountain Home; His mother, Esther Lee Cantrell of Calico Rock; and five grandchildren -- Maegan Cantrell, Keshi Nordrum, Ashley Nordrum, Bille Jo Stephen and Daniel Stephen Jr.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A graveside service and burial was June 16 at Spring Creek Cemetery with Dave William-son officiating. Arrangements were by Eddie's Family Funeral Home of Calico Rock.
Pallbearers were Dickie Cantrell, Daniel Stephen, Elbert Dover, Elliot Golmon, Daniel Woods and Jay Thunberg.
Honorary pallbearers were Ray Von Cantrell, Paul Nordrum Jr., Paul Nordrum Sr., Lelan Cox and Ronnie McClellan.