Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Douglas Cannon DOUGLAS RAY CANNON of Mesquite, TX passed on to eternal life on Nov. 16, 2006, surrounded by his family who though heartbroken, are so thankful to have known and loved him. Doug was born on June 14, 1945 in Mineola, TX. to Robert Lee Cannon and Alma Lois Galliton. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and hunter. He was a star player for the Mineola High School football team, and never lost his love of the sport. Doug retired from Lucent Technologies after 27 years and was employed at Baylor Health Care Systems the last five years of his life. Doug was a member of Masonic Lodge 928 and Mesquite Elks Lodge # 2404, where he served as Exalted Ruler in 1991 and as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler in 1995. At the time of his death, Doug was survived by his wife, Lois; mother, Lois Curl; son, Wendell (Susan) Cannon; daughter, Tammie (Gary) Green; son, Brandon (Stacey) Cannon; stepsons, Randy (Wendy) Edwards, Tony Edwards and Jordan (Chrissy) Edwards; three sisters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, plus numerous other family and friends. Doug was preceded in death by his father & beloved daughter, Christy.