CAMARGO – Robert W. Cannon, 88, of Camargo died at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday (March 30, 2016) at the Newman Rehab and Health Care Center.
Cremation rites are being accorded. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Joines Funeral Home, Villa Grove, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Cannon was born on Nov. 3, 1927, in Gilman, a son of Wendell and Laura (Johnston) Cannon. He married Ruth Ann Burns. She died on Nov. 19, 1975. He then married Patricia Thompson. She survives in Newman.
Also surviving are one son, Curtis (Sarah) Cannon of Camargo; two daughters, Wendy (Mike) Sabatini of Phoenix, Ariz., and Judith (Ron) Gagner of Tuscon, Ariz.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one brother, John (Mary) Cannon of Punta Gorda, Fla.
Mr. Cannon was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Ruth Ann, and one brother.
Robert was a U.S. Army veteran. He farmed in the Camargo area. He was a rural route mail carrier.
He was a member of the Camargo-Villa Grove Masonic Lodge 885, Villa Grove VFW Post 2876, the American Legion, Tuscola Moose Lodge, Tri-city Country Club, Camargo United Methodist Church and Douglas County Museum.
Memorials can be made to the Camargo United Methodist Church.