Howard Eugene Cannon

Mr. Howard Eugene Cannon, 85, of Gainesville died Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Born in Atlanta, Ga., Mr. Cannon had lived in Hall County for over 45 years. He was the son of the late James and Lucy Dickerson Cannon. Mr. Cannon was retired from the steel construction business where he worked as a welder. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the First Baptist Church on Green Street.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Pat Cannon, Gainesville; daughter, Jimmie Minor, Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Dickie and Laurie Cannon, Cleveland; grandson and wife, Nathan and Sara Minor, Gainesville; grandson, Daniel Cannon, Cleveland.

Mr. Cannon is preceded in death by his parents; and grandchildren, Matt Minor and Kellie Cannon.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. A gathering of family and friends will be at Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Monday, March 17, 2014, from 5-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to Eagle Ranch, P.O. Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at

Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 534-5201

Published in on Mar. 17, 2014