Mr. Cannon died of natural causes at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
He was born January 14, 1940 in Trigg County to the late Boyd Murphy Cannon and Kate Howard Mitchell.
He was of the Baptist faith, a drywall contractor and was a member of the Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Hubert Cannon and Leon Murphy Cannon Murphy.
Survivors include one son, Michael Don Cannon of Cadiz; one sister-in-law, Linda Cannon of Cadiz; one nephew, Tim Cannon of Cadiz; one niece, Gail Cannon of Cadiz; and numerous cousins.
Pallbearers were Howard Choate, Hayden Jones, Norfleet Wallace, Robert Edmonds, Jason Edmonds, Bucky Oliver and JF Ricks. Honorary pallbearers T. O. Edmonds, Bobby Knight and Dennis Thomas. Music was provided by Clarissa King.
Memorial donations may be made to the Michael Cannon Fund, c/o Bank of Cadiz, P.O. Box 2020 Cadiz, KY 42211.