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Glenn P. Cantrell

Glenn P. Cantrell

May 2, 1947 - Apr 24, 2010
Glenn P. Cantrell died at his home in Jeffrey City on Saturday morning, April 24, 2010. He was 62.

Memorial services are at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, at the First Baptist Church of Jeffrey City. Pastor Dale Basque officiates. Cremation has taken place.

Glenn Paul Cantrell was born in San Jose, Calif., on May 2, 1947, the son of Max and Irene (Jones) Cantrell.

He graduated from college in Louisiana with a degree in architecture.

Mr. Cantrell had lived in Jeffrey City for 30 years, in Lander for 10 years prior to that, and earlier in Louisiana and California.

He married Florie Valdez on May 31, 1974, in Lander.

Mr. Cantrell worked in road maintenance for the Wyoming Department of Transportation, the Jeffrey City Schools as a Bus Mechanic, and had been a miner in the Jeffrey City uranium industry.

He was of the Christian faith and belonged to the First Baptist Church of Jeffrey City. He served as a music minister throughout Wyoming and in other states.

He also taught karate.

His family said Mr. Cantrell loved to sing, held a third degree black belt in Kung Fu, enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and rock hunting for jade.

Survivors include two sons, Glenn P. Cantrell, Jr., and Shane A. Strickland; five daughters, Tina M. Clark, Darla Hiskett, Dee Dee Vega, Crystl Cantrell, and Desiree Coles; 23 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; brothers, Dan Cantrell and Preston Poe; sisters, Darlene Hensley and Deanna Holman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florie on July 1, 2009; an infant son, Glenn Cantrell; his parents, Max Cantrell and Irene Morris; and a brother, Philip Cantrell.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.