OBITUARY Robert Hollingsworth Cantrell 1932 – 2019 It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Hollingsworth Cantrell announces his passing on January 30, 2019, at the age of 86, in Bakersfield, CA He will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Patricia (Pat); his four children, Richard, Janice (Jan), Steven, Susan; his four grandchildren, Karissa, Sequoia, Cedar, and Tyler; and one great-grandchild Kassandra. Robert was known as Bob to his friends and family. He was born in Kenner, LA, where he lived with his mother Mabel, father Sam, and brother John. He enjoyed an active life, played sports and football in High School, and raised alligators as pets. He joined the military (Marine Corp) and relocated to California, where he met his wife Patricia of 63 years. He then worked for the telephone company for 30 years and raised his family in Redondo Beach, CA. After that, he bought a small ranch and retired to Tehachapi, CA. He was known as tractor Bob and restored, repaired, and collected antique farm tractors. He spent his retirement years always tinkering with his hands and was able to build and fix anything out in the yard especially engines. He was in his element when making deals and trading parts to fix up his and other folks’ tractors. He will be buried at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin, CA, on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Please contact Wood Family Funeral Service for confirmation of date and time. Wood Family Funeral Service was entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Robert Hollingsworth Cantrell please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Hollingsworth Cantrell November 29 1932 January 30 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Ste. Genevieve, state: Missouri