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Roger Edwin McCann Sr.


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Roger Edwin McCann, Sr.

Pensacola - Roger Edwin McCann, Sr., 94 of Pensacola passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Roger fought a long and hard battle with the dreaded disease Alzheimer's, but the time has come for him to stop the fight and rest.

Roger was born in Molino, FL on October 14, 1923, he was the first of five children born to Eddie A. and Ada L. (Fischer) McCann. He attended Tate High School, a proudly served our country in US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. Roger was a Manager-Consultant for better men's clothing stores in Pensacola. He was a member and Past President of downtown Pensacola Kiwanis Club, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was a Charter Member of the East Pensacola Lions Club and the North Pensacola Optimist Club.

He was a very compassionate and loving man.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Doris Whitwell; sister Doris Cassady and brother Robert "Bobby: McCann.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, June; three sons, Roger, Jr. (Rebecca), Michael (Brenda) and Sean (Michelle); grandchildren, Jennifer (Mark Darling), Roger, III "Trey", Garrick and Ryan; great grandchildren, Parker, Greenlee and Grayson Darling, Jackson and Reece McCann and Thomas Robert Beissinger; sister Louise Nicholson; brother, William "Bill" (Ethel); sister-in-law, Martha McCann; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 11:00am to 12:00pm Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel. A Private Family Graveside will be held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to , 4300 Bayou Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32503.

The McCann family would like to express a special thanks to Solaris Health Care of Pensacola for their compassionate care of our loved one and family members.

Farewell my love, my husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather until we meet again.
Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 11, 2018
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