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Friday, May 12, 2023
Starts at 5:00pm (Eastern time)
Saturday, May 13, 2023
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
James M. Cannon, Jr., 75, of Leesburg, died Sunday, May 7, 2023 at his residence.
The family will receive friends at 204 Linden Rd, Leesburg starting at 5:00 PM Friday, May 12, 2023. There will be a Celebration of Life at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 204 Linden Rd., Leesburg followed by a covered dish luncheon.
Born in Albany, Jimmy grew up on the family farm in Lee County and was a member of the Georgia National Guard. Later he moved to Destin, FL where he owned and operated a charter fishing service. He later moved to New Orleans where he was a Pilot Boat Captain. After retiring he came back home to the family farm in Lee County. Jimmy was a life-long member of Leesburg United Methodist Church.
He is preceded in death by his Parents, James M. Cannon, Sr. and Ethelind Jordan Cannon, his wife Kimberly M. Cannon and his son Rodney Cannon.
Survivors include his sister, Connie Cannon Rivers (Will), Burleson, TX, brother, Rev. Joey Cannon (Patricia), Leesburg, nieces and nephews, Jessica Rivers Gayton (Paul), Thompson Falls, MT, Kristin Rivers Carlson (John), Burleson, TX, Joseph “Joe” Cannon (Cheyanne), Leesburg Brent Cannon (Maegen), Leesburg and a host of cousins, great nieces and great nephews.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Flint River Keepers, 102 Pine Ave, Albany, GA 31701.