Mad-Eye Moody - The cantankerous auror died during the escape engineered when Harry had to be moved from his aunt and uncle's to the safety of the Weasley's hollow.
Jessie's husband passed away and she moved in with her cantankerous father-in-law Gus (Wilford Brimley).
I worked for some British newspapers, but I always seemed to get the boring assignments - "Old man grows enormous turnip - exclusive!" or "Cantankerous old lady sees Messiah on piece of toast."
The cantankerous old piece of junk.
Feeding and harnessing the cantankerous mules wasn't exactly the highlight of her day.
They can be downright cantankerous.