John Ation Marcantel Jr., 54, of Cabot, died Monday, April 29, 2013. He was born July 28, 1958, in Lake Charles, La., to Joyce Simon Marcantel and John Ation Marcantel Sr. He was a truck driver for over 25 years and never had a ticket.

He was preceded in death by his father; paternal grandparents, Orlean and Hazel Marcantel; and brother, James Marcantel.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Marcantel of Cabot; children, Christopher Dickerson of Conway, Megan Marcantel Lyons and husband Jared of Lake Charles, La., and John Timothy Marcantel of Cabot; mother, Joyce Simon Marcantel; stepmother, Russie Mae Marcantel; grandchildren, Preston Cole and Kennedy Marie Dickerson, Carter Allen Vincent, Elijah Grey Lyons and Andrew Neil Taylor; sisters, Jodie Frazier and Stephanie Marcantel; and brother, Danny Mestayer, all of Lake Charles, La.

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