David E. McCannon Jr. was born in Chilhowee, Mo., on Dec. 2, 1936. He was an over-the-road trucker most of his adult life.
He is survived by Deanna Marlow of Blue Springs, Mo.; a daughter, Sheri Ring and husband Ron of Lee's Summit, Mo; two sons, Charles Edward McCannon and wife Amy of Alton, Ill., and David Edward McCannon III of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; a stepson, Rick Marlow and wife Becky of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; and a stepdaughter, Melissa Goss and husband Randy of Blue Springs. Ed also leaves behind nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He loved to play poker and watch old westerns on TV. He will be missed by family and friends.
Graveside funeral services with interment will be held at noon, on Saturday, June 19, at the Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City, with David Souza officiating. Pallbearers will be Chuck McCannon, David McCannon, Sean McCannon, Ricky Marlow, Gary Stoneking and Billy Ramsell. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Goss and Clarence Conwell.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City.