Funeral services for Cecil Earl Cannon Jr., 90 of Tyler, and formerly of Lindale were held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Lindale City Cemetery under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale, Texas with Bro. Robert Carter officiating.
Mr. Cannon passed away in Tyler on March 18, 2018 after a shorting illness.
He was born to Cecil Earl Cannon, Sr. and Jimmie Lillian Moore Cannon on July 21, 1927, in Lindale. He attended Lindale High School and joined the U.S. Navy on Jan. 20, 1945. He was honorably discharged on April 29, 1948.
Preceding him in death were his beloved wife of 66 years, Audrey Jean Gilbert Cannon; sister, Rebecca Boulware; brother, J.L. Cannon; grandson, Charles Bryan Meadows; son-in-law, Charles Floyd Meadows, Jr.; brother-in-law, Jack A. Gilbert; and nephews, Jack Wesley Gilbert and John Michael Gilbert.
Survivors include his adoring daughters Lynda Cannon Meadows and Teresa Cannon; a grandson, two great grandchildren and several in-laws and their families.