David Eugene “Gene” Cantrell, 56, of Beebe, passed away on November 2, 2020. He was born in San Francisco, California on February 28, 1964 to the late Lester G. and Rosemary (Dodson) Cantrell
He was a man of many nicknames and loved to hunt and fish. He was a collector of antiques and always made sure to look for them. He worked at Welspun, Inc., in Little Rock, Arkansas and loved his job and the people he worked with and they loved him. He had a heart of gold and would always find the time to help anyone in need. He volunteered at Hidden Creek Re-entry, Healing Waters Food Pantry and with many other organizations. He struggled with addiction, but no matter his struggles, he always found time for those he loved. He loved his family and made sure that they knew of his love.
He is preceded in death by his sister Dorene “Bug” Gordon, and half-brother Earl Cassingham, Jr.
Gene leaves behind his loving sisters, Lucy Worm (Terry) of Greenbriar, Arkansas, Jo Kelley (Lynn) of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Chris Worthey (Wendell) of Conway, Arkansas, Icy May Lumpkin (Donnie) of Butlerville, Arkansas and half-sister Rose Dunser of Kansas; his brother Joe (mostly known as “JL”) Cantrell (Julie) of Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 3:00 PM at Cabot Community Pond, 1881 Kerr Station Road, Pavilion B (behind the pond), Cabot, Arkansas.
Cremation arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400