Richard Cantrell, age 76 of Mena, AR, passed away April 21, 2016 at Mena Regional Health Center. Richard grew up in California where he started working for the phone company; he then transferred to Colorado where he met the love of his life Judith and after working 30 years for the phone company Richard and Judith retired. He and Judith have been married and best friends for 31 years.
After retiring, Richard then became a minister of the Gospel in 1994, when he and Judith began to travel as servants of the Most High. Richard was a beloved Husband, Father and Friend to all who knew him. He was a great representation of the Lord. He will be greatly missed by all.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Judith Cantrell of Mena, AR.; sons, Eric Cantrell of Temecula, CA and Jeffery Cantrell of Colorado; and one daughter, Carin Newell of Colorado.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Elmer and June Bruno Cantrell.
Richard was sent for cremation under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mount Ida, AR. Guest register at www.thorntonfh.com