Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA


Dennis Vernon Cannon

July 29, 1945March 18, 2020

Dennis Vernon Cannon, Sr. 74, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia Cannon.

Born July 29, 1945 in Baltimore, MD he was a son of the late Herman S. Cannon and Adele B. Cannon. He was a self-employed watch repairman known to many as watch man, Dennis was also an accomplished mechanic and loved fishing, camping and nascar racing.

He was preceded in death by two siblings, Gloria Lee and Bill Cannon.

In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, Dennis V. Cannon, Jr. and his wife, Lisha of Forney, TX, Chris B. Cannon of Green Cove Springs, FL, and Clifton M. Cannon and his wife, Renee of Crownsville, MD; seven grandchildren, Nathan, Samuel, Seth, Louis, Logan, Hannah, and Zoe.

A private graveside service will be held Meadowridge Memorial Park in Elkridge, MD. Dennis will lie in state from 8:30 am until 6:00 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com. Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 24, 2020


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Christine Cox

March 21, 2020

Farewell Dennis. I will miss our coffee chats in the early morning when you came to visit. You will be sorely missed by your family and friends. You were a loving family man and will be remembered with love. Your friend, Chris Cox

Renee Cannon

March 20, 2020

Pop, we will all miss you so much. We are broken hearted but know that you are going home to where there will be no more pain. I will make sure your grandbabies always remember how much you loved them. Rest easy until we meet again. Love always, Renee