Arthur Lloyd "Oss" Cotton" Canfield

1939 - 2021


Keedysville, MD – Arthur Lloyd “Oss” “Cotton” Canfield, 81, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021 at his home.


He was born on December 6,1939 in Maugansville, MD to the late Herbert Lloyd and Freda Gertrude Clipp Canfield.


He was a 1957 graduate of Boonsboro High School in Boonsboro, MD.


Arthur was employed by the US Park Service with the C&O Canal until retiring in 2006.  He was previously employed by Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown, MD.


He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.


He was a member of Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren in Sharpsburg, MD.


He is survived by his wife of 57 years Mary E. Ingram Canfield; daughter Jill A. Miller and her husband John C. of Keedysville, MD; grandson Ian S. Miller and his fiancee’ Alyson Backus of Sharpsburg, MD; granddaughter Morgan R. Hough and her husband Nick A. of Boonsboro, MD; great grandson Wyatt A. Hough of Boonsboro, MD; sister Darlene Albritton of Sharpsburg, MD.


Arthur was predeceased by sisters Joyce Canfield and Lorraine Schroyer; brothers Carroll “Red” Canfield, William “Bill” Canfield, and Charles “Butch” Canfield.


There will be no viewing.


Burial is private and a service will be announced at a later date.


The family requests the omission of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society 11550 Scaggsville Rd. Fulton, MD 20759.


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April 16, 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Tatie, Jill and family
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Please let us know if there’s anything we can do for you.
Greta, Sonja and Billy

Dawn Canfield

April 15, 2021 12:22 PM

Dear Tatie and Jill, Rick and I just learned of Uncle Os' passing and we are so sorry.  The Canfield Crew sends their condolences and love
Rick, Dawn, Takara and Ike

George Hamilton

April 15, 2021 8:49 AM

Mary - so sorry to learn of Arthur’s death.  May God bless you and your family during this time.  Enjoy those memories of his life.  George and Janice Hamilton

Ronnie Detrow

April 14, 2021 10:58 AM

Dear Tatie, We want you to know that we are very sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. Please know that we are thinking about you and your family in your sorrow. Bobbi and Ronnie Detrow

Wanda Gay Poffenberger

April 13, 2021 11:33 PM

Tattie, Jill and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I remember as a kid always enjoyed talking to Oss. He was a great person. Sending you all many prayers and lots of love.
Wanda Gay Poffenberger

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