SOUTH RIVER - John Roland "Johnnie" Cannon, 90, of South River, died Nov. 9, 2013, at Heritage Health Care at Taylor's Place.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Revs. Ernest Laxton, Wilbur Hall, and Terry Johnson officiating. Burial with full military honors follows at Cannon family cemetery, South River.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was an active member of Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Ethel Pittman Cannon.
Survivors include his sons, John R. "Butch" Cannon Jr. of Morehead City and Donald G. Cannon of Beaufort; daughter, Mary Cannon Peppers of Stacy; sister, Dollie Carraway of South River; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made at Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 121 Hardy Lane, Beaufort, NC 28516.
Condolences may be left at mundenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City.