Alonzo "Bub" Cannon, Sr.April 29, 1937 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 80)
Alonzo “Bub” Cannon, Sr., 80, of Bethpage Road, Kannapolis, NC, passed away Tuesday, May 1, at the Tucker Hospice House.
He was born April 29, 1937, in Cabarrus County to the late Odell Cannon and the late Elnora McConeyhead Cannon.
Bub, as he was fondly known, was educated in the Kannapolis Schools and was a 1957 graduate of G.W. Carver High School. He was employed for a number of years as a truck driver for Cannon Mills and also was formerly employed at S & D Coffee. A faithful and dedicated member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, he served as Chairman of the Deacon Board, manager of the Pleasant Grove Spiritual Singers, Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent, Transportation Coordinator, Custodian and Grounds Keeper.
Services will be held on Saturday, May 6, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be 1:00 – 2:00 PM with funeral services at 2:00PM. Burial will follow at the church Cemetery.
Those left to cherish fond memories include his wife, Mary Sue Barnes Cannon of the home, three sons, Michael Barnes (Victoria) of Shelby, Melvin Barnes (Sadrita) of Concord, Alonzo Cannon, Jr. (Mareatha) of Columbia, SC; two daughters, Linda Clowney (Reggie) of Midway, NC and Wonda Shaw (Kevin) of Kannapolis; 15 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.