Russell Cannon IV

Russell Ellis Cannon, IV 64, of Auburn, GA., formerly of Clayton, GA., died Thursday, July 26, 2018 in Winder Health Care after an extended illness.

He was born April 21, 1954, in Rabun County to Effie Jane Patterson Cannon and the late John Manning Cannon. He was an electrician and was of the Baptist Faith.

Russell is preceded in death by his father, John Manning Cannon and a sister, Susan Cannon and is survived by his mother, Jane Patterson Cannon Oliver and stepfather, Larkin Oliver of Auburn, GA., by a son, Christopher Russell Cannon of Baldwin, GA., by his stepmother, Minnie Lou Ritchie Cannon of Clayton, GA., five brothers, Johnny Cannon of Atlanta, Reuben Cannon, James Cannon, of Clayton, Bobby Cannon of Mt. City, GA., and Rick Oliver of Macon, GA. Two sisters, Vickie Mullins of Clayton and Maggie Lovell of Clayton.

Russell’s body has been cremated- no services are planned at this time but a celebration of life will be at a later date. The family is at their respective residences and asks that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made, in his memory, to Hunter Funeral Home P.O. Box 653 Clayton, GA. 30525 to aid in funeral expenses.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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