Johnnie Shayne Cantrell

By | May 2, 2014

Johnnie Shayne Cantrell, age 55, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 after an extended illness with cancer, at his home with his wife at his side. Johnnie was born in Wellston on May 19, 1958 to Joseph Craton Cantrell and Lydia Jane Robbins Cantrell of Jackson who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Joseph Cantrell, and a sister, Patricia Marvie Beth Roseberry.

On April 14, 2001, he was married to Tina Marie Isabel Knight Cantrell, who resides in Jackson. In addition to his wife, Johnnie is also survived by a son, Robert Milton Cantrell of Gallia County; a sister, Sharon Kay Sexton, of Wellston; two nieces, Bethany Sharon (Randy) Folden and their son Randy Isaiah Crayton Folden, of Wellston, Kelli Joelle Roseberry and Don Fulk of South Webster, and a nephew, Steven Ray Linton and Christy Danelle Linton, and two great-nieces: Olivia Diane Linton and Brenna Ray Linton of Chillicothe.

Also surviving are a lifelong friend and co-worker, Thomas E. Nichols, many cousins, friends and family members that loved him and will miss him. Johnnie loved to hunt, and he loved.

No calling hours will be observed. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home. Condolences may be e-mailed to