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Preston Cannon

Alton | Tuesday, October 29 2013

Preston Cannon age 79 departed this life on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital.  He was born January 26, 1934 in Jackson, MS. He was the son of  the late Flynard and Flossie Cannon.  He attended public schools in Maplewood and Richmond Heights MO. He married Margie Hyndman on July 13, 1966 in St. Louis, MO.  He was a loving father to Lynda Jones-Darby of Cleveland OH, Dana Reams (Terry) and Jeff Cannon both of Alton. Preston was employed by Owens Illinois Glass Company  as a brick layer for 25 years where he later retired.  In addition to Margie and his children He is survived by 3 sisters Lucille Alton (William), Lenora McCree (Edward) both of St Louis; Mattie Stanford (John) of Maryland, one brother Jimmie Cannon, 6 grand children, 7 great-grandchildren other relatives and friends.Visitation Saturday November 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home in Alton.Cremation Rites will be accordedOnline guestbook available http://www.cmwilliamsfh.com/


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