James A. Cannon, passed away June 9, 2020, and was born November 23, 1950. James, Jim, Jimmy, Uncle Jim, CSM Jim, Babe, Boo Boo, Mr C, Grandpa, Dad. No matter who you were, you called him whatever felt right. His was a life defined by loving service to others giving freely of his time to friends, family, coworkers, and strangers in need. He volunteered at schools, non-profits, and church never for recognition, often to the credit of others. He was preceded in death by parents, Gentry and Marian Cannon; sister, Nadine Redd; brother, Michael "Frank" Cannon. He is survived by wife, Connie; sons, Jason (Andrea), Cristopher, Shawn (Joplyn) Cannon; grandchildren, Elijah, Eliana, Elinora, Elira, Addisyn, Seann, Keller, Daniel and Lincoln; brother, Robert Cannon; sister, Sandy (Gary) Petry; nieces, nephews, family, friends and countless others blessed by his strength, kindness, and humor. Service, Monday, 11 a.m.,, at the First Church of the Nazarene. Visitation, Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Memorials may be directed to Council Bluffs First Church of the Nazarene, Pottawattamie Arts Culture Entertainment (PACE), or Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging.
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