Obituary – Petersburg (Illinois) Observer, 14 December 1972
Bion Cantrall dead at 71
GREENVIEW – Bion H. Cantrall, 71, of Springfield, formerly of Sweetwater,
died suddenly at his residence on Thursday, December 7. He was born in
Sweetwater, the son of Thomas E. and Grace M. Whitney Cantrall.
Mr. Cantrall was retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co., Peoria. He was a
member of the Central Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Lucy E.; one son, Clarence E. of Rockford; three
brothers, Allen of Lincoln, Paul, and Roland of Peoria; and three grandsons.
Services were held Sunday, December 10 at Elinger-Kunz and Davis Funeral Home
in Springfield with burial in Hall cemetery in Athens.
Contributed by Bill Scroggin