Lasting Memories

Robert (Bob) Charles Cannon
June 20, 1959-Oct. 9, 2011
Oklahoma City, OK

Robert (Bob) Charles Cannon

Former Resident of Pleasanton

Bob Cannon, 52, of Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly Oct. 9, 2011. He was born in Buffalo, New York to Patsy and Charles Cannon on June 20th, 1959. He lived in Tonawanda, New York; Denver, Colorado; Placentia, California; Dayton, Ohio; Pleasanton and area cities, California and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was a member of the first graduating class of Foothill High School (1977). He excelled in tennis and golf and played on his high school team all 4 years. He traveled competitively for tennis. Bob joined the Army after high school and was stationed in Germany where he met his wife Maggie and married in 1982. He worked 20 years for Farmer?s Insurance (Dublin, CA and Oklahoma City). Moving up through the ranks, his last position was as a Software Development Lead. Bob always enjoyed a variety of sports and began running over the last five years. He participated in many marathons, ranking extremely high in many of his races. Even though he moved to Oklahoma 12 years ago, his devotion to the San Francisco 49ers never changed. He loved a variety of music and celebrated anniversaries with his wife at jazz festivals.

Bob is survived by his wife of 29 years, Maggie Cannon of Oklahoma City, OK and their three children Renee, Nathan and Justin, all of Oklahoma; his father, Charles Cannon and step-mother June of Pleasanton, CA; Sisters, Debra (Neil) Cannon Ardoline of Westminster, CO and Karen (Mark) Cannon Hitesman of Pleasanton, CA as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his mother Patsy Puderbaugh Cannon.

Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Bob?s life which will be held at Rock Bible Church, 4100 1st Street in Pleasanton, CA on November 26th, 2011 at 3:00 PM . A service will also be held on November 17, 2011 at the family church in Oklahoma City.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to his favorite charity, Samaritans Purse, in Bob?s name.