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Cantrell, John
82, of Glendale passed away on December 20, 2015. John Cantrell was born February 12, 1933 in Palo Verde, Arizona. He attended Buckeye High School where he followed his two brothers, starring in baseball and football. At the breakout of the Korean War John joined the Army. He Served in an artillery unit in Korea prior to serving in Saudia Arabia and Germany where John played on the Air Force all Europe Baseball Team. John retired from the Air Force Reserves at the rank of E8. After 14 years of active military duty John joined the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office where he retired after over 21 years of distinguished service. John's life was filled with family, gardening, summers in New Mexico, grand son's football, and anything ASU. John was preceded in death by his wife Mary Cantrell and his grand daughter Erin Golding. John is survived by his son John Cantrell (Valerie), daughter Judy Strayer (Jack), step daughter Margaret Brazel, step son Don Golding (Lori), step son Steve Golding (Paulette), step daughter Janet Seebert (Rollie), 14 grand children, and 11 great grand children. Services: Saturday, December 26, 2:00pm at Love Baptist Church, 3030 W. Glendale Ave. Phoenix, AZ. Interment: Monday, December 28, 11:00am at The National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ



Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 23, 2015
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