Clinton Eugene “Gene” Cannon, age 93, of Powder Springs, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. Interment will follow at Georgia Memorial Park with full Military and Masonic honors. Mr. Cannon served in the United States National Guard and Army before retiring as Master Sergeant from the Air Force after 22 years of service. He retired as an engineer from Watts and Browning Engineering Company in Atlanta. Mr. Cannon was also a 65-year Mason with the Springville Lodge #153 F&AM in Powder Springs. He was a member of the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, the Eastern Star of Greenville, SC, and served as a Boy Scout Troup Leader, and was a Demolay Chapter Dad. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Cannon, Powder Springs, Ga.; stepson, Mike Butler; sister-in-law, Dot Cannon, Loganville, Ga.; and nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Online guestbook at www.westcobbfuneralhome.com.
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