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William C. "Bill" Cannon


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William C. "Bill" Cannon Obituary
Cannon, William C. Bill baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection, Monday, September 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Peggy L. Cannon (nee James) for 64 years; loving father of Suzanne (David) Cannon-Pierce, Patti (Kevin) Short, Leslie (Michael) Rares, William C. (Allison) Cannon II, Christy (Sam) Sareh; grandfather of fifteen; great-grandfather of five; brother, uncle, cousin and friend to all. Bill was born August 7th, 1930 in Chicago, IL, the youngest of nine. He had a passion for life, and it was shown through his actions for others. A stranger to no one. Lit up any room with his presence. Amazing, Inspirational, Honest, Mentor to so many, Respectful, Champion in Life, One in a million, Hero. Those are just a few words to describe the Fantastic Bill Cannon. Owner of Bill Cannon Tool Warehouse, President-B14 Automotive Booster Club, Editor of the Missouri Mule, President of Missouri Automotive Wholesalers Assoc., Past Grand Knight for Council 7119, Honor Guard Trustee 4th Degree-Knights of Columbus, Member of The St Clair Clarions and the St Clair Men's Club, recipient of Jim Milsap Memorial Award AWAM, St. Louis Masters swimmer and Ambassador to the Senior Olympics with over 3000 medals. Of all of his countless accomplishments and his popularity amongst his friends, his greatest victory was the love and closeness of his family. Services: Funeral from the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. to St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, Ellisville, for an 11:00 a.m. Mass. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation or The Wounded Warrior Project. Visitation Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's online guest book at Schrader.com.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 13, 2018
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