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 Eugene Boggs “Gene” Cannon

Eugene Boggs “Gene” Cannon

Birth
Normangee, Leon County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Jul 2011 (aged 88)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Sect U2, Site 0672
Memorial ID 73638968 · View Source
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Eugene B "Gene" Cannon, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away Saturday July 16, 2011 at the age of 88. He was born July 12, 1923 in Normangee, Texas to Elbert and Ruth Cannon. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joann, his son Dwight Cannon and his wife Tammey and granddaughters Alyssa and Kelsey Cannon, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Gene was a veteran of the USAF from 1945 to 1953 and in his service to the Air Force he was awarded the WWII Victory Medal and the Bronze Star for Central Burma Campaign and for the India Burma Campaign. His family and friends will miss Gene dearly, but will cherish the memories they have of him. We are at peace knowing Gene is no longer suffering and know he will be waiting for us on his porch swing in Heaven! Visitation will be Wed July 20th from 5-8pam with Eulogy at 8 at Baptist Temple, 230 W 20th Street in the Heights. Burial will be at 10am Thursday the 21st of July at the Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston.

Published in Houston Chronicle on July 20, 2011


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SGT, US Air Force, World War II
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  • Created by: Elaine
  • Added: 20 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73638968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Boggs “Gene” Cannon (12 Jul 1923–16 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73638968, citing Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Elaine (contributor 46846500) .