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Floyd Alvin Cantrell

November 2, 1949 ~ December 7, 2020 (age 71)


Mr. Floyd Alvin Cantrell, age 71, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Monday evening (12/7/20) at Memorial Hospital Jacksonville following an extended illness.

Born November 2, 1949 in Jesup, Georgia, he was a son of the late Floyd Hugh and Grace Knight Cantrell.  He grew up in Patterson and graduated from Patterson High School in 1968. He attended Jones College and then moved to Jacksonville where he worked and retired as a self-employed draftsman/CAD designer. He was a member of Laura Chapel Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Davis Cantrell.

Survivors include his son, Tony Cantrell (wife Rachel) of Statesboro; 4 grandchildren, Lily Cantrell, Michelle Cantrell, Alana Turner and Zachery Sloop, all of Statesboro; his brother, Jimmy Cantrell (wife Shirley) of Patterson; 2 brothers-in-law, Danny Davis (wife Mary Ann) and Clifford Davis, Jr., both of Birmingham, Alabama; 3 nieces, Faith Hall of Patterson, Angie Hancock (husband Jeff) of Dacula, GA and Maegan Lyons (husband Aaron) of Kimberly, AL; and several other relatives.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Thursday (12/10/20) at 2 p.m. at Laura Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday immediately following the service.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
December 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Laura Chapel Cemetery
Laura Chapel Road
Patterson, GA 31557

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