Funeral services for Stephen Bradley “S.B.” Canon Jr., age 89, of Brownwood will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Ailshie officiating. Interment to follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Stephen was born July 10, 1921, in Brownwood, Texas, to Stephen B. Canon Sr. and Allie Bessie (Gillam) Canon. He was married to Jearldine Smith Nov. 11, 1967, in El Paso, Texas. ‘S.B’ served in the United States Army Air Corps before starting his own business, Check Writer Sales and Service.
Stephen is survived by his wife, Jearldine Canon of Brownwood; children, Beth Caison, Murphy Wade Canon and wife Patty, and Steve Canon and wife Donna, Gwen Hart and husband Tommy, and Gaylond Hall and wife Sherry; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons, Gerald Canon and Chris Hart; a great-grandson, Garett Hall; son-in-law, Doug Caison; four brothers, Claude, Earl, Shorty, and Hillary Canon; and seven sisters, Ora Davis, Jewel Embry, Flossie Moore, Frances Cabler, Hazel Stanky, Mildred Cunningham and Nan Sowell.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.