Tifton Gazette

Obituaries

November 10, 2012

David Leslie Cannard

FITZGERALD — David Leslie Cannard, 59, of Fitzgerald, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald. Funeral services will be held at  4 p.m. Monday at Fitzgerald Church of God with the Rev. Dewain Joiner officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery will full military honors. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Cannard was born Oct. 3, 1953 in Portland, Ore. to Betty Cannard and the late Raymond Cannard. He graduated from Roosevelt Catholic High School in Portland, where he played football, basketball and baseball. He was retired Sergeant First Class with 22 years service in the United States Army. During the Vietnam War era, he served in Korea and Panama. He was stationed in the Middle East during the Persian Gulf War. Following his retirement, he moved to Fitzgerald in 1989 from Fort Drum, N.Y.. Mr. Cannard was employed by R.C.and R., Inc. as a regional manager for Subway restaurants. A former deputy for the Ben Hill County Sheriffs’ Department, he was a member of the St. Williams’ Catholic Church and an avid booster of the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Rosado Cannard of Fitzgerald; two sons. John and Randi Cannard of Washington, D.C. and Matthew Cannard of Fitzgerald; two daughters, Dr. Mary Long Cannard of Duluth and Reina S. Cannard of Fitzgerald; five grandchildren, Bailey Cannard, Evan Cannard, Tiara Cannard, Gerald Morgan, and Jackson Cannard; his mother, Betty Cannard of Portland; three brothers, Michael and Carolyn Cannard of Houston, Texas, Patrick and Liz Cannard of Gladstone, Ore. and John Cannard of Portland; and two sisters, Linda Cannard of Portland and Barbara Butler of Tacoma, Wash. You may sign the online registry at www.paulkfuneralhome.com. Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald is in charge of the arrangements.

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
AP Video
Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Business Marquee
Weather Radar
Video
SW Ga. Sacred Harp group at Folklife Festival in Tifton
Balloons released in Fitzgerald honoring fallen balloonist
Riding the Steam Train at Ga. Museum of Agriculture
Poll

Do you plan to watch any of the Republican National Convention?

Yes
No
     View Results
Poll

Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

No
Yes
     View Results
Poll

Do you plan to watch any of the Republican National Convention?

Yes
No
     View Results
Poll

Do you plan to watch any of the Republican National Convention?

Yes
No
     View Results
Poll

Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

No
Yes
     View Results
Poll

Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

No
Yes
     View Results