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Bobby Gene Cantrell, 84
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Mr. Bobby Gene Cantrell, 84, of McMinnville died Thursday, Feb. 8, at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital. He was born January 24, 1934, in McMinnville, TN, served his country in the U.S. Army, retired with the maintenance department of the Warren County School System, and was a member of the Bybee Branch Church of Christ. Mr. Cantrell was preceded in death by parents Charles Dewey and Bettie Elizabeth Donnell Cantrell and brothers Charles Everett Cantrell and Cecil T. Cantrell.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Carolyn Cantrell of McMinnville, son Bobby G. Cantrell, Jr. of McMinnville, and daughter Charlotte Cantrell Heffington of Dowagiac, Michigan, 3 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Bybee Branch Church of Christ. Bro. Bob Bonner and Bro. Tony Lawrence will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Cantrell Family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM Monday and again from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM Tuesday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.