Mr. James Cannon, 63, of Hazlehurst, died Dec. 16 at Jeff Davis Hospital.
Mr. Cannon was born Dec. 23, 1958, in Duvall County and was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Edmond Cannon, and his sister, Gwendolyn Ann Cannon.
He was a proud veteran of the United States Army, formerly employed with Albany Electric, and attended Oak Grove Baptist Church.
He enjoyed watching TV, including Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and Gunsmoke, and he knew exactly what time Hazel came on because he truly enjoyed watching her. He was a giant of a man, with a simple spirit about him, loved his family dearly, and enjoyed spending time with them, especially Hunter and Devon his two nephews.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Mary Clarine Creamer Cannon of Hazlehurst; brother, Randy Cannon of Hazlehurst; nephews, Hunter James Cannon and Devon Bruce Cannon, both of Hazlehurst.
Services were held Dec. 21 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Jones and the Rev. John Griffin officiating.
Interment followed in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Hunter James Cannon and Devon Bruce Cannon.
Active pallbearers were Kasey Sellers, Josh Sellers, Ricky Dyal, Daniel Ross, Dusty Powell, and Anthony Flowers.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.