Ronald Cannon

ADRIAN – Ronald D. Cannon, age 67, of Adrian, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Bixby Medical Center.

He was born August 26, 1946, in Adrian, Michigan, to Albert and Frances (Bieber) Cannon.  Ron graduated in 1964 from Deerfield High School where he was recognized as an All State Quarterback.

On July 3, 1976, Ron married Janet Mackey in Gaylord, Michigan, and she survives.

Ron worked at Peerless Gear and the Bud Company in Clinton.  For the past 30 years he has owned and operated Chem-Dry of Lenawee.  Ron enjoyed hunting, bowling, playing golf and the time he spent coaching football at Deerfield High School. He looked forward to monthly poker games with his friends.  Ron treasured his family and dearly loved his grandchildren.

In addition to Jan, his wife of over 37 years, he is survived by their children: Greg Cannon of Deerfield; Kirk (Anita) Taylor and Stefanie (Saul) Burciaga, both of Adrian; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; brothers, John (Marge) Cannon of Owosso, MI; and Robert (Nadine) Cannon of Deerfield, MI; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanette Cannon.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian with Pastor Pete Bishop officiating.  Burial will follow at Deerfield Cemetery.  Visitation will take place on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ron may be made to the Montessori Children’s House of Lenawee or his family.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at