April 19, 1932 - May 18, 2020
Mr. John Eldon Cannon, 89, of Clarksville, MO, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Parkside Manor in Bowling Green, MO. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, MO. The Rev. Daniel Denbow will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, MO. Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 21. 2020 at the funeral home. John was born on April 19, 1931 in Parker, Kansas to David H. and Lillian Y. Staples Cannon. He was married to Mildred “Biny” Davidson on May 2, 1954 and she preceded him in death on April 13, 2018. He is survived by one son, Glenn David Cannon and wife Lois of Eolia, MO, 2 grandchildren, Glenn David Cannon II and wife Leigh, and Cheryl Rebecca Stodgell and husband Paul, great grandchildren, David James Denbow, Abigale Faye Denbow, and Graham Davis Cannon, and a sister, Jordena Travis. He was preceded in death by his dear wife Mildred, his parents, Lillian and David Cannon, a brother, Charles Cannon, and a sister, Joanne Henderson. John grew up in Clarksville, MO. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War from 1952-1954. He worked at Caterpillar Tractor in Peoria, IL before moving back to Clarksville. He then went to work for the MO Highway Department until he retired in 1993. John loved helping out at bingo, playing with his grandchildren, and specifically liked being with his best friend and neighbor, Burton, whether going fishing, just working in the yard, or tinkering on their cars or lawnmowers. John was a man anyone would love to have. He spent his last months at Parkside Manor and had many friends. He will be dearly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pike County Home Care and Hospice or to the First Responders of Clarksville, MO.
Mr. John Eldon Cannon, 89, of Clarksville, MO, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Parkside Manor in Bowling Green, MO. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, MO.... View Obituary & Service Information
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