Berry Steve Cantrell, 87, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Ridley Cantrell, and a son, Steve Houston Cantrell.
Mr. Cantrell attended Salem Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Brown Cantrell of the residence; two daughters and a son-in-law, Rosemary and Harry Shiretzki of Tunnel Hill, and Judy Brent of Dalton; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Betty Brown, and Rick and Donna Brown, all of Dalton; grandchildren, Lisa and Jerry Brooker, Cynthia and Kenny Forrest, and Mark Brown and Anita Grant; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Cantrell will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Walker officiating.
Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Tommy Ridley, Gerald Starks, Tony Fox, Gary Ridley, Mark Ridley, Brian Starks, Ray Ridley and Leon Ridley.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
You may leave the family a message on the tribute wall, upload photos or light a memorial candle at www.julianpeeples.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.