Cannon, Joe Terry

Former Vice President At Combustion Engineering

Monday, February 11, 2013
Joe Cannon
Joe Cannon

Joe Terry Cannon, 75, of Chattanooga, died peacefully at his home on February 10, 2013 after a long illness. 

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ruth Brown and CL Cannon; brother, Rick Cannon and his beloved grandson, Tucker Wesley Hunt.

He is survived by his loving wife and sweetheart of 55 years, Bobbye Ann Spencer Cannon; daughter, Kim Cannon (Steve) Hunt; sons, Jeff Cannon and Terry (Deanna Duncan) Cannon; grandchildren, Spencer and Cannon Hunt, Duncan and Preston Cannon.

Joe grew up in North Chattanooga, attended Baylor Military Academy on an athletic scholarship before graduating from Chattanooga High School. Upon graduation he began a career at Combustion Engineering as an apprentice and remained there for 44 years, retiring as a vice president in 2000. Joe embraced his retirement with gusto. 

Joe loved his family and friends, golf and UT football. He packed a lot of living into his 75 years. Always ready to get on the dance floor, share a drink with friends or talk shop, he never missed an opportunity to give a hug or tell his family he was proud of them. 

He was a member of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, Creeks Bend and Rivermont Golf Clubs, was a prominent member of the Town and Country Garden Club, and held court every Tuesday at the Longhorn restaurant (Meatloaf Day). 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, followed by a service at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel with Father Carter Paden officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Baylor School-Tucker Hunt Memorial Lacrosse Stadium or just hug someone you love.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.  

Joe Cannon
Joe Cannon

Thomas, Joseph Andrew

Joseph Andrew Thomas, 64, of Rossville, Georgia, died on Saturday, August 30, 2014 in a local hospital. He was a former employee of Yates Bleachery and enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and spending time with his family and his “special little guy”, his grandson.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dorothy Thomas. Survivors include his daughter, Misty Allmon, ... (click for more)

Teague, John Mack

John Mack Teague, 77, of Soddy Daisy, died on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at his residence. He was a member of Soddy United Methodist Church and served his country in the Tennessee Army National Guard. John Mack retired from DuPont and worked at Frontrunner Athletics after his retirement. He served his community on the Bakewell Utility Commission. John Mack was preceded in death ... (click for more)

Atkins, Margaret Smith (Dalton)

Margaret Smith Atkins, 97, of Dalton , GA, died on Sunday, August 31, 2014.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Atkins; and grandson, Scott Swanson.  Margaret is survived by her daughters, Jean Mitcham of Perdido Key, FL and Teresa Atkins of Rocky Face; grandchildren, Davis Swanson, Britt Wheat and Ashley Obear; five great-grandchildren; and ... (click for more)

Silvers, Lacey (Dalton)

Lacey Silvers, 25, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 at her home. She is survived by her son, Tripp Pendley; mother, Tracy Ridley; father, Tim Silvers; grandmother, Diane Ridley; papaw, Harry Lusk; and grandfather, Edmond Ridley.  Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 4 at the Julian Peeples Funeral Home. Visitation will be ... (click for more)

16-Year-Old Shot Near Emma Wheeler Homes

A 16-year-old was shot near Emma Wheeler Homes on Sunday night. At approximately 7:40 p.m., Chattanooga Police received a call of a person shot from a local hospital. Officers spoke to the victim, a 16-year-old black male, who was transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. The victim’s injury is minor and non-life threatening. Investigators spoke to the victim ... (click for more)

Helen Burns Sharp Asks Recovery Of Legal Fees In Successful Black Creek TIF Lawsuit

Helen Burns Sharp, citizen activist who sued to try to stop a $9 million Black Creek Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and won, is seeking to have her legal expenses paid by the city and the developers. Ms. Sharp said in a court filing that her legal bills to attorney John Konvalinka are $74,427 thus far. Chancellor Frank Brown ruled in favor of Ms. Sharp, saying the Sunshine ... (click for more)