David Ray Cannon

David Ray Cannon

August 18, 2021, 75, Goldsboro –

David Ray Cannon, 75, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

David was born in Edgecombe County on January 12, 1946 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cannon. He was married to the late Ealie Susan Cannon who preceded him in death on January 11, 2014. David proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked as sub-contractor in the construction industry for many years.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 27, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate David’s life at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Steve Holder officiating. Military honors will conclude the service in the chapel.

David is survived by his children, David Ray Cannon, Jr. and wife Hollie, Adam Wayne Cannon and wife Melissa, Valerie Warren and friend Doug Pittman, and Tammy Barnes and husband Bruce; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Becky Holloman and husband Joe and Delores Hoggard; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Pendelton and husband Louis.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Bryce; sisters, Florence Cannon and Barbara Cannon Joyner; and brother, Crawford Allen Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.