Donald Franklin Cannon, age 80 of Pensacola, FL went home to be with the Lord early Saturday morning July 27, 2019.
He was born in Columbia, South Carolina on January 5, 1939. Donald met and married Kay F. Cannon on August 23, 1995. E6 Cannon served his county as an Air Traffic Controller in the Air Force for 13 years He then worked at FAA for 20 years until he retired. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church.
He survived by his loving wife, Kay Cannon; 4 children; Dianne Nestle (Wayne), Patricia Cox, Ricky Bilbro (Kim), and Randy Bilbro; 11 grandchildren: Adam Nestle, Ashley Locklear (Troy), Douglas Cox Jr, Kristina Cox, Amanda Lovell (David), Adam Bilbro, Lauren Bilbro, Kaylan Bilbro, RJ Bilbro, Brittany Davis (Daniel), and Tambria Bilbro; Sisters, Sarah Wainwright, Frances Richardson, and Carrie Fanning (Bill); and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
The family would like to say a big thanks to Hospice, and Sacred Heart Hospital for the excellent care Don received while he was ill.
The viewing and service will be held at Lakeview Baptist Church on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The viewing will start at 9:30AM and the service will start at 11:00AM. The burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.