Jerry (Locky) Cantrill

Obituary

JERRY (LOCKY) CANTRILL, age 71, of Piqua, passed away at 4:18 PM. Monday July 10, 2017 at UVMC, Troy. He was born September 26, 1945 in Pineville, KY to the late Lockwood and Sally (Baker) Cantrill. Fifty years ago, he married Sherry L. Ballard in Sidney, OH on December 17, 1966. She survives.

He is survived by one son: J. Christopher Cantrill, Piqua, OH, two daughters and sons-in-law: Kelly & Kevin Karnehm, Urbana, OH, Cathy & Scott Boettiger; eleven grandchildren: Shelby, Mckenzy, Aryelle, Breana, Kassidy, Makayla, Kasey, Christopher, Colin (C.J.), Scott, Skylor, four great-great grandchildren; and one on the way. Two brothers preceded him in death: Ben Cantrill and Scotty Cantrill.

Jerry attended Upper Valley Community Church, Piqua. He loved to play golf and was a member of The Golden Boys and the Troy Fish & Game. He worked for UPS for 30 yrs., retiring in 1998.  He proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army from 1962 – 1965.

Funeral Services will be held Friday July 14, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with the Pastor Stephen Smitley officiating.  Following the funeral service full military honors will be presented by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be Thursday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Upper Valley Community Church 1400 Seidel Parkway, Piqua, OH 45356.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.
 


  Funeral Service

Friday July 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm

646 W. High Street, Piqua, OH, 45356

Funeral Services will be held Friday July 14, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with the Pastor Stephen Smitley officiating. Following the funeral service full military honors will be presented by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be Thursday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Upper Valley Community Church 1400 Seidel Parkway, Piqua, OH 45356. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.

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Duane Mullen

Sherry - Just learned of your husband's passing; so sorry for your loss

 Posted July 21, 2017 - 2:53pm
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Duane Mullen

Dear Sherry - Just learned of your husband's passing. So sorry for your loss.

 Posted July 21, 2017 - 2:50pm
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Larry and Dianna Hart

Sherry our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Chris, Kelly and Cathy we have fond childhood memories of you all. Our deepest sympathy.

 Posted July 14, 2017 - 10:07am
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LOLA GRAHAM

So sorry for your loss Sherri & family, my thoughts & prayers are with you all.

 Posted July 13, 2017 - 12:10pm
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Ken Spaugy

Spend time with Jerry in the Golden Boys. So sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great guy.

 Posted July 12, 2017 - 1:34pm
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michael and jessie vertrees

so sorry to here about jerry prayers to the family

 Posted July 12, 2017 - 12:56pm
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Rita Larcom

Sherri...
You are in my prayers....
Love in Christ
Rita Zirkle Larcom

 Posted July 12, 2017 - 9:46am
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jenise Exley

I am sorry for your loss Sherri and to all of your family..Jenise

 Posted July 11, 2017 - 10:44pm

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