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Thomas Cannon, Sr
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 2, 2005

Departed this life July 2, 2005, Mr. Thomas Cannon Sr. of Richmond. He is survived by two sons, Thomas Jr. (Jennifer) and Calvin Cannon (Mary); 11 grandchildren, two devoted, LaTanya Cannon and Milaka Rose; several great-grandchildren, several nieces; several nephews, one devoted, Alan Cannon; other relatives and friends, devoted, Katie Bryant, Joe Epps, Gary Fenchuk, Rachel Hargrove, Margaret Lawrence, Melvin Rose, Annie Sims, Jill Ward, and Sandy Waugaman. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St., where the family will receive friends Wednesday 7 to 8 p.m., and where funeral services will be held Thursday, 12 noon. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please give to the charity of your choice.

Obituary, Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 6, 2005. 
Evergreen Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11473563
Thomas Cannon, Sr
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Thomas Cannon, Sr
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Thomas Cannon, Sr
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Thomas Cannon, 79, a retired postal worker and self-described "poor man's philanthropist" who lived like a pauper for years so he could give away more than $156,000, mostly in $1,000 checks, died July 2 in Richmond, Va., of colon cancer. Mr. Cannon's wif...(Read more)
- Rita & Lee Gordon
 Added: Sep. 2, 2009
Mr. Cannon's philanthropy garnered international media attention, and over the years he granted interviews to Ted Koppel, Mike Douglas and Oprah Winfrey, among others. In 1998, Winfrey gave him the computer he had dreamed of owning and inducted him into h...(Read more)
- George Seitz
 Added: Aug. 5, 2006

- Tony Cannon
 Added: Nov. 22, 2005

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