Thomas Joseph Cannon, 71, of Mexia, Texas, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Providence Hospital in Waco, Texas following a lengthy illness. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Galveston Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas. Thomas was born on March 15, 1945 in New York City, New York to William and Florence Brewer Cannon. He was a retired tile contractor. He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, Thomas. Thomas is survived by his wife, Georgia Sue Donovan Callies of Mexia, TX; son, Benedetto Cannon of Inverness, FL; daughters, Francis Grady of Inverness, FL, Samantha Cannon of Inverness, FL and Michelle Eggers and husband, Ken of Tucson, AZ; father-in-law, Eugene P. Donovan of Mexia, TX; step-daughters, Darci Ann Graves and husband, Charles of Ft. Worth, TX and Trica Rae Yeathermon and husband, Steve of League City, TX; step-son, Robert Callies and wife, Jackie of League City, TX; brothers, Bob Cannon and wife, Amy of Staten Island, NY and James Cannon and wife, Barbara of Lakewood, NJ; sisters, Eileen Forte of Howell, NJ, Mary Korsnes and husband, Ed of Staten Island, NY, Florence Rachel of Hillside, NJ and Dorothy Zuniga and husband, Carlos of Staten Island, NY; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice.
Thursday, December 1st, 2016 2:00pm, Galveston Memorial Cemetery