Mr. John T. “JT” Cannon, age 92, Jonesborough, passed away July 1, 2017 at Lakebridge Healthcare, Johnson City, TN.
He was a native of Jefferson County, TN and the son of the late John T. Cannon Sr. and Lucy Hodgson Cannon. He was also preceded in death by his wife Trudie Campbell Cannon, a son Alan Cannon, and a sister Francis Thompson.
Mr. Cannon was a United States Navy Veteran.
He was a member of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church.
Mr. Cannon retired from Eastman. He worked for Funfest of Kingsport for many years, was the owner of the Trading Post Antique Store of Jonesborough, and enjoyed many years of farming.
Survivors include his daughter and son in-law Sharon and Kyle Carson, granddaughter Leslie Lyons and her husband Garrett, great grandson Carson Lyons, one sister Jackie Sue McGinnis and husband Lynn; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service for Mr. Cannon will be Monday July 3, 2017 11:00AM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Barber officiating. The family will receive family and friends from 10:00 -11:00AM prior to the service.
Graveside service will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Family and friends will be pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 1432 Gray Station-Sulphur Springs Rd, Jonesborough, TN 37659
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Sharon, not sure if you will know me but you will know my Mom & Dad, Jeanette & Hobert Treadway, your Mom & mine were the best of friends growing up. Both treasured each other very deeply. Your Mom came to see my Mom in her last days I am so thankful they got that time. I am sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Your Parents well be missed. Praying for you and your family. |
||Kathy Cannon Hensley
|Sharon and family, You have my sympathy in your loss. I am sorry that
I did not know your dad had passed until today (7/6) or I would have
come to visitation. Again, my sympathy. Kathy Cannon Hensley|
|I spent many years working with John at Fun Fest. He and my
father were the same age, so he was always a second father
to me. We enjoyed meeting up when he came to town, usually
for a trip to our shared dentist.
John was honorable and kind and I learned so much from him.
He was invaluable to Fun Fest and started and managed
many practices we still follow today. Many days he left very
late at night only to return a few short hours later to help with
Thank you so much for sharing your father with me. He meany
a great deal to me.
|He will be missed!!|
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