James Cannon, 92, of Limestone, caught his flight home Monday while at his home.
He was a member of Oakdale Union Church and was saved at 12 years old.
James was a dairy farmer. He sold Grade A milk. He was a rural mail carrier for 37 years and was also a farm appraiser for Farmer’s Insurance Agency.
He is survived by four nieces: Nancy and Marvin Fields, and Karen Morley, all of Atlanta, Ann John, of Chattanooga, and Lisa Grinstead, of Limestone; a nephew: Thomas Baskette, of Telford; cousins: Bill and Glennis Huffman, Mary Child, Mary Ruth Jeffers, and Fannie Kate and Tom Chase; caretakers: Mamie King and Elizabeth Derry; and special friends: Bill Kyker and Maxine Kirkpatrick.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Elizabeth Cox Cannon; and his parents: Carl and Vada Cannon.
The family expressed a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice, Lisa and Shauna, and especially Dr. Joshua Stone.
The family will receive friends Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton chapel.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Jeffers Afton Chapel with the Rev. Mike Woodward and Enos Kauffman officiating.
Interment will be in Pleasant Vale Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Casey, J.J. Casey, John Moore, Rick McKay, Raymond Schrock and Dennis Garber.
Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com.