Mr. Sidney Earl Cannon, age 86, a resident of De Queen, died Wednesday, January 30th at his home.
He was born to Jim Henry and Minnie Parkerson Cannon in De Queen, Arkansas, on August 14, 1926. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U. S. Navy. He was retired from Campbell Taggart, Inc., where he served as manager of mechanical research, with 25 years service. He was a member of the De Queen Church of Christ, and enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing, watching football, and traveling.
Mr. Cannon was preceded in death by his parents, his twin, Charles Edward Cannon, his other siblings, Willie G. Cannon, Verna Smith, Louise Peek, and Virginia Theo Cannon.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Sidney L. “Rusty” Cannon of Bedford, Texas, and Mike and Debbie Cannon of The Colony, Texas, six grandchildren, David Michael Cannon, Russell Wayne Cannon, Michael Baggs, Jeff and his wife, Stephanie Cannon, Greg Cannon, and Sarah Cannon, five great-grandchildren, a brother and sister-in-law, Rev. James and Wilma Cannon of Lockesburg, a sister, Magel House of De Queen, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services with military rites will be held Saturday, February 2nd at 10:00 A.M., in Redmen Cemetery with Van Ledbetter, Minister officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Friday, February 1st from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.