Reed Alexander Cantler, 14

December 23, 2010

OCT. 23, 1996-DEC. 22, 2010

Reed Alexander Cantler, 14, of Sharpsburg, Md., died on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 as a result of an automobile accident.

Reed was born on Oct. 23, 1996 in Rockville, Md.  He was an avid hunter and played baseball with the South Mountain Little League from the time he was 7 years old.

He was a freshman at Boonsboro High School, where he was a member of the school golf team.

Reed was a member of St. Mary's Shrine of our Lady Fatima Catholic Church in Barnesville, Md.

He is survived by his mother, Ann E. Rice and Joe Schofield of Sharpsburg; his father, William S. Cantler, Jr. and Ruthann Graniero of Arnold, Md.; his two brothers, Aaron E. Cantler and Sean M. Rice-Schofield, both of Sharpsburg; his maternal grandmother, Ann McManus-Rice of Poolesville, Md.; and his maternal grandfather, James B. Rice and his wife Susan of Walkersville, Md.

He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Reed was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William S. Sr. and Ruth Cantler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at St. Mary's Shrine of our Lady Fatima Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Road, Barnesville, Md.


Rev. Kevin P. O'Reilly will officiate.

Burial will follow at the Boyds Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Boyds, Md.

The family will recieve friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.

Memorial donations may be made to the South Mountain Little League, P.O. Box 31, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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