Laxton Lawrence Cantrell

November 25, 1946 - December 4, 2017
Laxton Lawrence Cantrell

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Laxton Lawrence Cantrell, 71, of Columbus went to be with the Lord Monday, December 4, 2017 at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville after an extended illness.

Lawrence was born and lived most of his life in Henderson County.  He was a son of the late William and Grace Kilpatrick Cantrell and was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Lawrence was a heating and air technician with Cairnes Appliance and Refrigeration for a number of years. He attended Upward Christian Fellowship.

He was an avid fisherman and loved to cook.  His family meant the world to him and he was extremely proud of his boys.  A devoted animal lover, he especially loved his dog, Lady.

Lawrence is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Debbie Cantrell; sons, Jay Cantrell and Dean Cantrell; grandchildren, Jordan and Ella; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved companion, Lady.

A memorial service will be held at 6 PM Monday, December 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  The Reverend Steve Newton will officiate.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the Chapel. 

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC  28731.


Monday, December 11, 2017
6:00 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Monday, December 11, 2017
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • December 07, 2017
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  • December 07, 2017
    heidi morgan says:
    Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. You were such a great wife, friend, and nurse to Larry. I will pray for your broken heart. Heidi RN, PCU unit

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