Jake C. Cannon, age 78, of Gaston, NC, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, son of the late Josephus and Edith Cannon. Jake was the owner/operator of Jake’s Garage in Gaston. He formerly served in the US Army.
Surviving are his wife, Georgia K. Cannon, of Gaston; son, Douglas Cannon(Belinda), of Alberta, VA; daughters, Carolyn Mangan (Tim), of Roxboro, NC, Tammy Arwood (Will), Angela Hicks, all of Roanoke Rapids; stepdaughter, Cathy P. Alston Papouloglou, of Fayetteville, NC; stepson, Theodore N. Papouloglou, of Gaston,NC; brothers, Charles Cannon(Judy) ,of Littleton,NC, Richard Cannon(Julia), of Danville, VA; sister, Ethel Harris, of Roanoke Rapids; eight grandchildren; three step grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Cedarwood Cemetery with Dr. Dennis W. Gregory, Sr. officiating.
Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service is taking care of arrangements where the family will receive friends this evening, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 7:00 until 8:30.