William C. Cannon

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“Oh Bill, you are one of a kind. We Senior Olympians will always remember your famous, "Let's hear it for the volunteers!! You will never be...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: George Ruh - Ballwin, MO

“You never really say goodbye to a great man like Bill, his inspiration and positivity will live on in others. I can tell you that thinking of him...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Brad Meade - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Peggy & family, we are so very sorry for such a great loss. We have been out of town and just heard about Bill. I had tried several times to...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Glen & Debbie Gelber - Ballwin, MO

“To my good friend and neighbor Mr. Bill. I will miss our coffee time together and our friendly conversation. Your friend and neighbor Mike Moore ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Moore - Ballwin, MO

“The KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS of Council 7119 offers its deepest prayerful sympathy to Mrs. Cannon and the entire Cannon family on the passing of our...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: - St. Louis, MO

“we just sent another good one to heaven,they are waiting to see Bill ,when he got there they must of been standing in line to catch up with this guy ...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: michael sappington


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8 of 24 | Posted by: Diane Casey - Ellisville, MO

“Dear Peggy, Our sympathy for the loss of the shining star in your life. We know how he will be missed. We consider ourselves fortunate to have...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Ken and Barbara Koepke - Ballwin, MO

“I would like to express my sincerest condolences to Patti and the rest of the Cannon family. I really enjoyed meeting Bill at Siteman. He seemed...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Renee Rosen - University City, MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Always enjoyed seeing Bill at the James Family Reunions. Rest in peace my Cousin-in-law. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Joe Crews - Rincon, GA

“Dear Peggy and family,I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Bill from church and he was such a warm and nice person. Always smiling. I know he will be...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“To the CANNON FAMILY:Please know of our deepest prayerful sympathy on the recent passing of our esteemed Brother Knight and Friend Sir WILLIAM "Bill"...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Bereavement Committee - MO

Uncle Bill's second 40th. Birthday xoxo “My Uncle Bill was the best and most kind person around. I will love and miss you forever. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Phyllis L Kruszynski - New Lenox, IL

“I knew Bill through Master's Swimming in Missouri although I have been living in Florida for the last 10 years. Bill was quite the swimmer and...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Suzanne & Patti, So sorry for your loss. He sounds like he was a great man and I see you 2 took after him with your love and spirit of life. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Kevin & Linda Behlmann - MO

“My fiancé and I worked with Bill for many years and it's only in truth that I say he had the most upbeat personality and always had a smile on...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Sheryl Day - Festus, MO

Medals of Honor Winner “How could anyone describe Bill "Boom Boom" Cannon other than "Fantastic!" ? A larger than life friend who is already missed terribly. It will be...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Marlott "Rocky" and Sheila Rhoades - MO

“We are deeply saddened by our friend's passing. We have cherished memories of our good times together and will always remember Bill with a smile on...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: John and Dorothy from Kansas Tomc - KS

“I was saddened to learn of Bill's passing. I'm sure he will be missed, and was comforted by the loving support of his family and friends. Please...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Charles Amen - St. Louis, MO

“To the family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your love one, may the loving support of your family, friends and prayers sustain you through this very...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Rip, Boom Boom. Wouldn't I love to see his reunion with The Beav. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Robert Blake - Dardenne Prairie, MO

“So sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love and a big hug to the Cannon family. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Zerbolio - Miami Beach, FL

“The obituary was beautifully written and said it best, Bill was a friend to everyone. He never met a stranger and would always put a smile on your...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Karen & Steve Boyer - MO - friend


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William was born on August 7, 1930 and passed away in September 2018.

William was a resident of Ballwin, Missouri at the time of passing.

Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation The Wounded Warrior Project . Visitation Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3-8pm Friends may sign the family's online guest book at Schrader.com.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation The Wounded Warrior Project . Visitation Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3-8pm Friends may sign the family's online guest book at Schrader.com.

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