Douglas Cannon

Born: Mon., Mar. 6, 1961
Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2013

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Truman Douglas “Doug” Cannon died on Friday, February 1, 2013, at the age of 51 at Athens Regional Medical Center. He was born in Forest Park, Georgia on March 6, 1961 to the late Truman David Cannon, Jr. and Hazel Lee Herrington Cannon. He attended Greene County High School. Doug was a heavy equipment operator and over the years, he worked for Webb Brothers Logging, Joe Parker Construction and at one time operated Cannon Grading. At the time of his death, he was working for Plains Logging. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville. He was an avid team roper of the Wrayswood/Greshamville Community, a member of USTRC, the North GA Roping Club, loved horses and enjoyed helping at the local rodeos. Doug is survived by his son, Phillip Cannon of Greensboro, GA; a brother, George “Corky” Cannon and wife Marsha of the Greshamville Community; a number of nieces, nephews; and many friends. In addition to his parents,he was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Wesley Cannon. Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Charles Crumbley, Reid Ballard, Jim Thurmond, Tim Duvall, Doug Higdon and Chris Minor. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Elaine & Terry Cantrell
   Posted Fri February 01, 2013
You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With deepest sympathies, Elaine & Terry

Victor & Terrie Garcia
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
We were so sadden to hear of Doug's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. God is there in the hard times and will help see you through. It is never easy and my heart goes out to you all. Terrie Jordan Garcia and Victor Garcia

Jan & David Hallman,
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
Phillip, Just wanted to say that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We know that Doug will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences. Jan and David Hallman & Robert Holliday

Cathy Duvall Smith
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sandra Wood
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Doug. Doug and I spend many hours hanging out in Greshamville when we were grow up. Boy that was some great time. He will be missed. May he rest in peace! Sandra Lindsey Wood

Marlene Buck
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Just know thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this time. God Bless, Marlene & Jerry Buck

Cathy Garner
   Posted Sun February 03, 2013
I send my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of Doug. But I know that while we are mourning the loss of our friend, Daddy, Uncle and Brother..that others are rejoicing to be with him once again, in that beautiful place where there is no tears, pain,or suffering. Rest in Peace Doug, I will always cherish your friendship and never forget your smile.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Sun February 03, 2013
We are so sorry to learn of Doug's passing and send our deepest sympathies to your family.

Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Sun February 03, 2013
We send our deepest sympathy.

Dale Temple
   Posted Sun February 03, 2013
George and family you are in my prayers, I'm so sorry for your lose.

Thomas Vandiver
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
In deepest sympathy. Middle Georgia Forestry Services

   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
To the Family of "Doug", he will surely be missed. So sorry for the sudden loss. He was a good person and always had something nice to say when I saw him. Rest In Peace Doug!!!!! Love, Tammy

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ashley Davis
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
Dearest Family, My deepest sympathy is with you during this loss of such a great man. Please turn to the Lord and He will help you to make it in this tough time. Remember that you will see him again in our forever home. Lord bless this family and give them the strength that they need to make it.

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Mon February 04, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey and family

Sandra Baynes
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
My prayers are with you. I am sorry for your loss.

Nikki L
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Philip, I am very sorry to hear about your dear father. I hope you receive much support and the help to see him again brings you comfort (Acts 17:31)