OBITUARY

Andrew Cannon

January 24, 1986September 14, 2020

Andrew “Bob” Cannon, age 34 of Kentwood, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020. He was preceded in death by his sister, Megan Jo Cannon; his grandparents Harry and Kay Cannon and Pat and Dick Schultz. He is survived by his parents Perry (Michelle) Cannon and Karin (Mark) Kempen; his brother, Jason Cannon; twin sister, Katie Cannon; nieces and nephews Darren (Liliane), Connor, Dominik, Charles, Abigail Cannon; many extended family and friends; and his dog, Wilson. Andy proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp; he received his Masters in Criminal Justice from Grand Valley. He was known for his sense of humor and had a heart of gold. He will be greatly missed and forever remembered. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date. The family welcomes memories and messages in their online guestbook at www.cookcaresgrandville.com.

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Kwabena Okyere-Boateng

September 25, 2020

Heart broken to hear about your departure brother. It was my previlage to know you and serve with you. Rest in Perfect Peace my brother. "Once a Knight was Never Enough"
We have the watch!!!
~Major O.B

Ernesto Delgadillo

September 21, 2020

I send my deepest condolences to the Cannon Family. I was able to enjoy his friendship throughout his time in the Marine Corps at VMFA-314. Amazing Marine and person, always someone you could count on. He had many friends in the Marine Corps and left a mark. He will be missed, once a Marine ALWAYS a Marine.

Eldisa Xhafollari

September 18, 2020

The first person to make me feel COMPLETELY comfortable at work 3.5 years ago. The first person to call me by my name even though I was only part of the team 2 days in. The first person to come to my rescue when I was being yelled at or threatened. The first person to put me first before himself when anyone got aggressive. The first person to get me to hang out with coworkers outside of work. My first friend at Butterworth 😭💔 Cannon, you were absolutely amazing, are incredibly cherished and will forever be missed. 😭💔

Praying for your family and friends always. ♥️

Farah Brown

September 17, 2020

I was honored to be your friend Bob and I miss you so very much! I went to school with you from elementary until graduation every once in awhile I would sneak away from Volleyball practice to watch your wrestling matches. I worked with Bob at Spectrum and later I would see him working when I ran calls with AMR and Life at Saint Mary's. You laughed at me for burning rice and told me you were going to teach me how to cook. I'm gonna miss getting random pictures of your dog and your dads pot bellied pig that you said would chase me but I didn't care. You were amazing at everything you did from your career, your time in the Marines, your cooking, your yardwork and much more you put 100% into everything you did and you always impressed me. You always made me laugh and for that I will always be thankful. I miss you Bob more than words can describe. RIP and Semper Fi my dear friend.

Maryegrace Punches

September 16, 2020

Andrew was very good friend of my daughters Ginger punches in high school at Grandville. He was a delightful young man and he will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Thank you for your service Andrew and may you rest in peace. Prayers to the family. Ray and Maryegrace punches Grandville Michigan.

Julia Brayman

September 16, 2020

So sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts....

Tia Berryhill

September 16, 2020

I have no words to adequately express how sorry we are for your loss. You are, and will continue to be, in our thoughts, prayers, and hearts.

Love and Condolences,
Michael & Tia Berryhill

Christine Candia

September 16, 2020

You know when you have those people that when you walk into work, “hey Christine!!!”

Instant smile. Instant great start to the shift because you know your people are there.

He was one of my people. First at Spectrum Butterworth, six years ago. I was riding in a wheelchair like I’m (probably) not supposed to as a patient transporter. Third shift. No one was around. I remember him yelling, “hey!” And I couldn’t stop giggling. Every night I worked, for six entire years, this man made me laugh, almost pee my pants, and was my knight in shining armor, especially when I was assaulted in the emergency room - so badly that I was scared to go back to work. He encouraged me. Stuck up for me. And walked me out to my car for the next month after that happened.

Then.

My first day at Saint Mary’s, a place I was so hesitant to be at, I was shaking - I hear “Hey Christine!! What the hell are you doing here! You’re supposed to be traveling the world!” And the amount of anxiety I had being there, the nerves, the pressure I had building in my head... instantaneous relief because my cannon was there.

My knight. (who moved his crazy bass to day shift).

Rest In Peace Dear Andrew. May you forever know how much I appreciated having you in my life.

Evone Collard

September 15, 2020

From vacations to going to his basic training graduation, spending time with Andy was enjoyable! Will miss you until we meet again in heaven.

Love Aunt Evone

Paul Wiers

September 15, 2020

Perry and Michelle, and family,

No words are sufficient. No thoughts or feelings are deep enough. Perhaps a little love will help just a little bit.

Our prayers are for you and yours.

The Wiers family

FROM THE FAMILY

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