Mr. Charles “Chuck” Hugh Cannaday, age 82, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in Mena.
He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on June 2, 1936 to the late Baker Jones Cannaday and the late Bertha June Wills Cannaday. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army. Chuck was the former Chief of Police in Sansom Park, Texas and a crew boat captain, ferrying supplies to oil rigs in the gulf. He was the past president of the local Mena Eagles Chapter and a long time member of the Mena Elks BPOE. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by son: Christopher Netzel of Oregon
Daughters: Patricia Rawdon of Mena, Arkansas and Theresa Niedermeier of Mountain View, Arkansas
Grandchildren: Christian Zamarripa, Yevonne Zamarripa, and Clarissa Zamarripa, and Christopher Netzel, Breann Netzel, Nicholas Netzel, and Andrew Insko
Great Grandchildren: Craig Anthony Torres, Emiliano Olivas, and Esteban Martinez.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Baker and Bertha Cannaday.
Mr. Cannaday was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Mena Eagles Club.
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6-10-19 10:11 a.m. KAWX.ORG