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Carl D. Cannon

Carl D. Cannon Carl D. Cannon

Captain Carl Dewayne Cannon, 78, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at his home in New Albany, Ind.

He was born Jan. 3, 1943, in Harrison County, Ind., to Mary Louise Watson Cannon.

Carl worked for the American Commercial Barge Lines as a tow boat captain for nearly 50 years, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers and four sisters, Norman Reed, Howard Reed, Wilson Cannon, James Cannon, Faye Reas, Bernice Thomas, Bonnie Burnett and Lillian Byrn.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Denny Cannon; son, John Cannon (Shannon) of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Lori Moberly (Jon) of Corydon, Ind., and Nikki Cannon of Orlando, Fla.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Keith Cannon (Sharon) of New Salisbury, Ind.; sisters, Linda Windell (Bruce) of New Middletown, Ind., Sharon Loew (Larry) of Lanesville, Ind., Rosie Conrad of Corydon, Monia Brown of Cloverport, Ind., and Belle Brown (Neil) of New Salisbury; grandchildren, Beth Shireman, Tony Shireman, Drew Cannon, Josh Cannon, Kaitlyn Moberly, Evan Moberly and Savannah Moberly; and great-grandchildren, Colton Dunaway, Veronica Shireman and Isla Dewitt.

There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ind., with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Drew Cannon, Josh Cannon, Tony Shireman, Evan Moberly, Brian Bates, Dan Couch, Larry Loew and Bruce Windell.

At the funeral home, due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are required and no more than 50 people are allowed at one time in the chapel. No food is to be brought in at this time.

The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana at or by mail at 502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany, IN 47150.