Henry D. Cannon

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Henry D. Cannon

August 24, 1926 - November 28, 2018

Henry D. Cannon Henry D. Cannon, 92, of Torch Lake and Carefree, Arizona, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at Charlevoix Area Hospital. He was born Aug. 24, 1926 in Detroit the son of Henry and Agnes (Justice) Cannon.
Henry was very active in sports and graduated in 1944 from Cooley High School. He joined the U.S. Navy Air Corps and proudly served until 1946. Henry graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1952, continuing his education at the University of Michigan, earning two graduate degrees.
He went on to teach, coach and counsel at Livonia Bentley High School, retiring after 34 years of dedicated service.
After retirement Hank volunteered at East Jordan High School in the track and cross-country programs. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching all Michigan and Detroit sports. He also enjoyed over 70 years of Torch Lake benefits, especially his daily dips. Hank was funny, loyal and supportive to all those he knew.
On June 23, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he married Barbara Williams, who survives. Also surviving are his sister, Nancy Cameron, of Howell; his nephews and nieces, Bradley (Bridget), Matthew, Megan Brownell, of Plymouth, Bethany (Kirt) Alex, Jack and Max Radzville, of Howell; sister-in-law, Joyce Cameron; nephew, Duncan Cameron and family; Tom (Patty) Snarey, Tommy Snarey Jr. and family, Dennis Snarey, Terri (Jim) Gislason and family, Sandi (Ben) Bruns and Patti (Kirk) Jaeger and family.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Cannon; and brother, Duncan Cameron.
Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Torch Lake Township, in the spring of 2019.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Michigan, 220 W. Garfield Ave,, Charlevoix, MI 49720; www.hospicenwm.org.
Please sign his online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been handled by the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
Published on December 1, 2018
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