Robert Joseph Cannon, age 78 of North Wilkesboro went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 16 2015.
Robert was born on October 2, 1936, in Raleigh to Roger Kalup Cannon and Anna Peoples Cannon. He worked for many years as a Vice President for Lowe’s in North Wilkesboro and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Robert is survived by his children, Ronald Cannon and wife Suzy of Deltona, Florida, Greg Cannon and wife Debbie of North Wilkesboro North Carolina and Cathy Thompson of Locust, North Carolina; brother, Dr. Roger Cannon of Raleigh, North Carolina; sister Anna (Boot) Cannon Jordan of Zebulon, North Carolina; grandchildren ,Kalup Cannon of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Kaison Cannon of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Tony Cannon of Deltona, Florida, Tyler Cannon of Deltona, Florida and Kirsten Thompson of Locust, North Carolina; great grandchildren, Maddox Cannon and Seve Cannon, both of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Peggy Ann Cannon. At his request services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Robert’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Condolences for the family may be left at HYPERLINK "http://www.catawbamemorialpark.com" www.catawbamemorialpark.com. The Cannon family is under the care of Catawba Funeral Home, Hickory.