|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1960|
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 2011|
NEWTON — Richard "Rick" L. Cannon, 51, died on Wednesday (March 16, 2011) at Harry Hynes Hospice-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.He was born on Feb. 14, 1960, in Rockford, Ill., to Lee (Draper) Cannon and Jack R. Cannon.After high school, Rick attended Kansas University. On March 30, 1990, he married Earlene Paul in Newton.
Rick faithfully followed KU basketball and the Green Bay Packers. He had a love for animals and taking drives with his family and friends, chasing an occasional storm. He also had a terrific talent for art and created many pictures for family and friends.Survivors include his mother, Lee; father, Jack; wife, Earlene; and son, Nick, all of Newton; a son, Jared of Salina; sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Jon Ross of Newton; aunt, Phyllis Zellers of Newton; uncle, David Draper of Grandview, Mo.; aunt, Kathleen Lystrom of Hot Springs, Ark.; two nieces; four nephews; and seven cousins.He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with family greeting visitors from 2 to 4 p.m., all at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Hospice, in care of the funeral home at 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114 Friends also may sign the book and view the obituary online at www.broadwaycolonialfh.com.
Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Mar 18, 2011
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