Bob graduated from Ashley High School, Ashley, IL. He worked as a railroad operator at the L&N and later for the B&O Railroad lines. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals, and spending time with his family. Bob was a United States Army Korean War veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva J. “Jean”, nee Jones, Cannon, whom he married on August 3, 1957, in East St. Louis, IL.; his parents, Percy and Anna, nee Geritz, Cannon; two brothers, Ralph Cannon and Wilbert Cannon; and a sister, Marion Moore.
Surviving are his daughter, Katherine (Karl) Todt; and two grandchildren, Emily Beth Todt and Kegan Cannon Todt.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Burial with military honors will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.