AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Samuel E. Cantey, age 82, entered into rest Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Elliott Sons Funeral home, 1134 Telfair Street, today, June 14, 2002, at 2p.m., with the Rev. Earl Saxon, officiating. Interment in West View Cemetery. Sam was a member of Lake Park Baptist Church and worked as a machinist for Inglett and Company, before retiring. He also did construction work for SRP. His daughter, Donna C. Davis, preceded Mr. Cantey in death. Survivors include his beloved wife, Minnie Lee Weakley Cantey, Augusta; sons, Samuel Cantey Jr., Fairfax Station, Va. and Robert M. Cantey, Nichols, S.C.; one daughter, Mary C. Ross, Martinez; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons and the Mens Sunday School Class from Lake Park Baptist Church.
The Augusta Chronicle June 14, 2002