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David Ralston Cantey

August 30, 1930 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 88)

David Ralston Cantey, 88, husband of Willa Rea Floyd Cantey, died Saturday, May 11, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Cantey was born on August 30, 1930 in Florence County, son of the late Harvey Louis Cantey and Mattie Matthews Cantey.  He served in the South Carolina Army National Guard and retired from Sunbeam Bread Company.  He was also a farmer and co-owner of C-Land Kennels. Mr. Cantey was an avid German Short Haired Dog Trainer who loved to hunt.

Surviving are his wife, Willa Rea Floyd Cantey of Lake City; children, Elaine (Cecil) Springs, David Ralston "Rex" (Janie) Cantey and Tamra (George) Richardson, all of Lake City and Kendra (Chad) Gibbons of Turbeville; grandchildren, Mark (Chrissie) Springs, Kerry (David) Chandler, Karen (John) Ulmer, Missy (Barry) Lyda, David Cantey, Ansley Richardson, Aaron Richardson, Gavin Gibbons and Cantey Gibbons; eighteen great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; brothers, Allen Cantey and Ronald Cantey, both of Lake City; and a special family friend, Bethea Mims.  

Funeral services will be 4:00 PM, Monday, May 13, 2019, at Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 – 4:00 PM, Monday, May 13, 2019, at the church.

Memorials may be made to Clarendon Christian Learning Center, PO Box 911, Manning, SC 29102 or Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3709 St. James Road, Lake City, SC 29560.

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