Ralph B. DavisManaging Editor
December 3, 2012
Kenneth Lee Gannon, 54, of Goody, Ky., passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the Pikeville Medical Center.
He was born October 11, 1958, in Williamson, the son of Phyllis Perkins Gannon of Delbarton, and the late George W. Gannon.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Junior and Franklin D. Gannon; and sisters, Audrey Ross and Louise Runyon.
He was a former coal miner and the owner of South Williamson Cab Co.
Other than his mother, he is survived by his longtime companion, Esther Wolford; children, Kenneth (Donna) Gannon II of Belfry, Ky., James (Tina) Gannon of Oak Hill, Ohio, B. J. Gannon (Reid) Cordle, Nikki Short, Jessica Gannon, Shane Gannon and Austin Gannon all of Belfry, Ky.; brothers, Billy Gannon and George Gannon both of Oak Hill, Ohio, James Gannon of Fort Gay, and Larry Gannon of Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Helen Wolfe of Ashland, Ky., Linda Ratcliff and Nellie Hannah of Williamson; special brother-in-law, Edwin McCoy; grandchildren, Chyene West, Cody West, Kendra Gannon, Tyler Gannon, Lexi Gannon, Hallie Gannon, Dante Davis and Jayla Hackney and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 6, at the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Bostic officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with Austin Gannon, Kenneth Gannon II, Shane Gannon, Chyene West, Tyler Gannon, Cody West, James Gannon and Glenn Gannon serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held after 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Funeral Home with special services both nights at 7 p.m.
R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com.