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Date published: 10/18/2013

Douglas Cantrell

Douglas Cantrell, 83, of Spotsylvania County died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Cantrell was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. He retired as a carpenter after 30 years in the union and had worked at the Fredericksburg Livestock Exchange since 1987. Mr. Cantrell was a member of Stafford American Legion Post 290.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine H. Cantrell; four children, Jerry Cantrell and wife Wanda, Helen Cantrell, Rory Cantrell and Charles Cantrell and wife Catherine; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Cantrell; brother Hassel Cantrell; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three children, Judy Ann Jackman, Reanna Scroggins and Rex Cantrell.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at noon Monday, Oct. 21, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Stafford Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be his sons, Jerry, Charles and Rory Cantrell, and grandsons Eric, Josh and Clint Cantrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Cantrell and James Kennedy.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.