Michael "Bama" D. Cantrell
Michael "Bama" D. Cantrell
June 8, 1954 - November 15, 2018


Michael Dewayne “Bama” Cantrell, 64, of Palatka passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness.

Born in Moulton, AL, Michael had lived in Palatka for the last eight years, coming from Alabaster, AL. He was retired from Vulcan Painters in Birmingham, AL where he worked as a supervisor in industrial painting for 40 years. He came to Palatka in the 1980’s to do contractor work for Price Brothers and returned to Palatka in 2010 to reside. He had been a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and the American Pool Players Association and had played on teams at D.J.’s Pool Hall and Dean’s Still. He was a jokester and enjoyed making people laugh. He was a loving husband, father, and brother.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Will Allen and Shirley Cantrell.

Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Lori Horner Cantrell of Palatka; three sons, Jonathan Horner (Rebecca) of Interlachen, David McDaniel (Shayla) of Palatka, and Michael Cantrell of Alabaster, AL; two daughters, Kate Brandino of Birmingham, AL and Danielle Dewey (Zeb) of Six Lakes, MI; a brother, Kim Cantrell (Pam) of Mt. Juliet, TN; a sister, Debbie Howell (Dewayne) of Jasper, AL; parents-in-law, Chuck and Shirley Horner of Palatka; eleven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Interment will be at a later date in Moulton, AL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Masters Funeral Home, 3015 Crill Ave., Palatka, FL 32177 in Michael's memory. Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed on his online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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