Cecil S. Canter, 86, widower of Lucille Gentry Canter, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Brookdale Richmond Place Nursing Home in Lexington.
Born on Feb. 17, 1921, in Irvine, he was the son of the late Simpson and Elizabeth Canter. He worked for Jackie Brown and Jimmy Jack Lewis in the farming industry.
Survivors include two sons, Harold (Debbie) Canter and Donnie Canter; a sister, Rachel Hall, Michigan; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Canter, Irvine; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Lester Canter, and seven siblings.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. today, Thursday, June 21, at Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home.