David Merrill Cantwell

David Merrill Cantwell

David was born December 1, 1942 in Alexandria Bay, New York to Merrill and Helen Cantwell. He passed away November 22, 2013 in Pitkin, Colorado. After serving in the Army Reserve in the 1960's he moved to Wilmington, CA in the 1970's where he became an operating engineer with various rigging companies. He retired in 1992 and became a resident of Pitkin in 1996. He loved logging and cutting trees well into his late 60's. David was famous for fixing just about anything. He enjoyed building and crafting his home. He loved his tools and was very talented with them. David is predeceased by his parents and his brother Gene Cantwell. He is survived by his brother, Mike Cantwell; daughter, Michelle Ebert; son, Stephen (Cookie) Mataalii; grandchildren, Felicia Ebert, Michael Ebert, David Mataalii, Stephanie Mataalii and Lauren Mataalii; great-grandchildren, Hennessy Jimenez, Harlow Jimenez and Gabriel Robledo. Service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 11:00am at Faith Tabernacle, 1643 Broad Avenue, Wilmington, CA. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits and www.presstelegram.com/obits.

Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 5 to Dec. 6, 2013