Richard S. Cannon, 83, of Ruidoso passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at his home. He was born October 1, 1931 at Spruce Pine, North Carolina. He moved to Ruidoso 8 years ago from Hobbs, NM. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He loved to fish, was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his son, Colin Samuel Cannon of Ruidoso; a daughter, Allison Cannon Blackman of Vienna, VA; a brother, Peter Cannon of San Francisco, CA and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Allene Cannon and a son, Kevin Cannon.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 17, from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Ruidoso. Graveside service will be Monday, May 18, at 2:00 PM at Prairie Haven Cemetery in Hobbs, NM. Officiating will be Darren Skinner of the First United Methodist Church.