James Clark "Jim" Cantrell

May 2, 1945-March 21, 2024


James Clark "Jim" Cantrell, 78, of Quebeck, passed away March 21, 2024, at his residence.

Jim was born May 2, 1945, in White County, to James Lum Cantrell and Mattie Virgie Arizona Manning Cantrell.

He graduated White County High School, in 1964. He was an outstanding football and basketball player. Jim was an auditor for Firestone, then later drove a tractor-trailer for 32 years. Jim never met a stranger and was truly loved by many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James Victor Cantrell; the mother of his children, Helen; sisters, Nannie Billings, Hannah LaFay Cantrell Mize; and brothers Fred Cantrell and Stanton Cantrell.

Survivors include his wife, Earlayne Sims Cantrell, of Quebeck; son, Jared and Annie Cantrell, of Quebec, Canada; daughter, Angie Howell, of Quebeck, Tennessee; grandson, Maddox Cantrell; granddaughter, Maellie Cantrell, of Quebec Canada; brothers, Bobby Cantrell and wife Jane, Ed Cantrell; sisters, Lum Ellen Mayberry, Mattie Helen Burnette, Carolyn Copeland; sister-in-law, Minnie Cantrell; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gary and Darnell Day, Greg and Leanne Frasier, Robert and Tammy Sims; and many nieces and nephews.

Per Jim's instructions, graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m., March 23, 2024, at Highland Cemetery. Carl Sims will officiate. There will be no public visitation prior to the service.

Grandchildren, nieces, and nephews will serve as pallbearers

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.