Barnie Lee Von Cannon, Jr.

December 29, 1948 - May 18, 2018
Barnie Lee Von Cannon, Jr.

Barnie Lee Von Cannon, Jr. passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Barnie was born December 29, 1948 in Wilmington, NC and was the son of Barnie Lee and Flora Peterson Von Cannnon, Sr.

After graduating New Hanover High School, Barnie began a career in industrial maintenance where he met his wife Linda, of 42 years.

As a young man, Barnie enjoyed racing dirt track, Carolina Tarheels basketball, bowling and golf.  Barnie and Linda enjoyed many years of traveling, often to Myrtle Beach and the mountains as well as many concerts and theme parks.  Barnie was a Christian who loved to worship at his church with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Ward Von Cannon, his sister Judy Kirk, cousin Clayton ( Rod ) Parker and his beloved cat Andy.

Visitation will be Monday, May 21, 2018 from 5-7pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 1:00pm at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403


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  • July 07, 2022
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  • May 26, 2018
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  • May 28, 2018
    Sabra Duncan says:
    Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • May 29, 2018
    Cindi McKeithan Reese says:
    Barnie will be missed. I have a lot a wonderful childhood memories with him and Linda. Thinking of you, Linda. Sending all my love and prayers. Cindi

  • June 06, 2018
    Linda Von Cannon lit a candle:
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