US Navy

Ronald Cannon

August 7, 1948 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 72)


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Ronald Lynn Cannon passed away unexpectedly on July 27, 2021 in Provo, UT.

He was born August 7, 1948 in Lyons, Kansas to Donald Wayne Cannon, and Margaret Pennington.

He served in the Military as a Navy Seal; he did two tours in Vietnam in the May Con Delta Region from 1967-1971 when he received an Honorable Discharge.

He then moved to Colorado and worked as a meat cutter, then he moved to Vernal, Utah. He worked for the family business Cannon Well Service for many years until he was in an automobile accident that left him disabled to work. Ron loved to go camping, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family, he especially like to go antler hunting with his beloved dog Scout.

He married Cheryl Evans on January 1, 1999 together they were blessed with seven children.

Ron is survived by his dear wife Cheryl, children, Anthony Cannon, Eric (Dawn) Cannon, April Foster, David Foster, Virginia Foster of Missouri, Mike (Andrea) Foster, and Sami Serrano 20 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. Brother Donald Wayne Cannon, of Grand Junction, CO.

He is proceeded in death by his brother, Donald Eugene Cannon and nephew Cory Don Cannon.

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August 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Blackburn Vernal Mortuary
15 East 100 North
Vernal, Utah 84078

Funeral Service
August 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Blackburn Vernal Mortuary
15 East 100 North
Vernal, Utah 84078

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