|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1929|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 2009|
North Carolina, USA
Reverend Leo Cannon, 80, of Supply, NC died December 14, 2009 at his home. Rev. Cannon was born November 24, 1929 in Loris, SC, the son of the late Gurley P. and Ruth Cannon. Rev. Cannon attended Southeastern Theological Seminary of Wake Forest, NC. He was a Baptist minister and pastor serving his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for more than 50 years. He served as pastor of several local churches, most recently as interim pastor of Gospel Center Baptist Church. Rev. Cannon was a U.S. Army Veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years Irene Todd Cannon of the home; one son and four daughters and their spouses, Lana and Charles Whitby, Laddy and Gail Cannon, Wenda and Steve Tyndall, Nita Ruth and Terry Pritchard, and Vesta and Henry Williams.
Grandchildren: Cannon Whitby, Gabriel and Wendy Whitby, Jana and Kurt Mills, Chrisopher and Kristi Cannon, Patrick and Crysti Cannon, Heather and Keith Dickerson, Benjamin Greene, Sarai Cannon, Sid Holden, Daniel and Jennifer Holden, Jacob Holden, Hannah Holden, Emily Tyndall, Adria and Graham Doll, Joanna and Lyle Sacco, Miles Pritchard, Neal Williams, and Sharon Williams.
Great-grandchildren: Majesta Whitby, Brianna Whitby, Mattie Grace Whitby, Josiah Mills, Juliana Mills, Lauren Lewis, Colby Cannon, Fisher Cannon, Courtney Cannon, Richie Smith, Abigail Hargrove, Kyle Hargrove, Carson Greene, Austin Dickerson, Dylan Dickerson, Ethan Dickerson, Sydnie Holden, Salena Holden, Holly Holden, and Isaiah Sacco.
Two sisters, Marie Robison and husband Willie B. and Martha Merritt and husband Curtis of Wilmington; and many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Pat Collings, RN and Heike Call, CNA of Liberty Hospice for their loving care.
The family will receive friends at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2919 Galloway Road, Bolivia, NC from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 16, 2009.
The funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2919 Galloway Road, Bolivia, NC with the Rev. Anthony W. Clemmons, Rev. Landis Lancaster and Rev. Frank Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in the Brunswick Memorial Gardens, Shallotte.
Pallbearers will be Mr. H.D. Willetts, Mr. Thomas Howard, Dr. Aaron Ward, Rev. Gary Boling, Rev. Clayton Rivenbark, Jr. and Mr. Richard Crabtree.
Gurley P. Cannon (1894 - 1965)
Clarkie Ruth Todd Cannon (1899 - 1969)
Irene Todd Cannon (1929 - 2013)
Hubert James Cannon (1917 - 1974)*
Malcolm Lee Cannon (1919 - 1973)*
Mattie Lena Cannon Bullock (1921 - 1976)*
Estaline Cannon Beckworth (1923 - 2008)*
James B. Cannon (1926 - 1979)*
Geneva Cannon Jones (1928 - 1973)*
Leo Cannon (1929 - 2009)
Mary Cannon Mishoe (1932 - 2004)*
Martha Cannon Merritt (1932 - 2010)*
Louise Cannon Reynolds (1933 - 1988)*
Marie Cannon Robison (1935 - 2012)*
Brunswick Memorial Gardens
North Carolina, USA
Created by: John Evans
Record added: Dec 16, 2009
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