Bobby James Cannon, Sr., 71, affectionately known as "Bay", "Nap" and "The B.O.B.", passed away peacefully on January 20, 2019. He was born on a beautiful March 12th to his parents Lemuel Cannon, Sr. and Annie Beatrice Cannon in Atmore, Alabama. Having moved to Akron at a very young age, he attended Akron Public Schools and began working at Ford Motor Corp. at the age of 18 until he retired. He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and two grand-daughters. He is survived by his children Bobby, Michelle, Michael and Alan Cannon; His sisters Willa Lanier, Ollie Hill, brother Lem (Jesse Mae) Cannon, Jr and brother-in-law Charles Malone and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren. along with a host of loving nieces, nephews,cousins and friends. Home Going Services will be held Saturday February 9, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Rhoden Memorial Home Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 10AM until time of service. Interment, Glendale Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to 916 Kelly Ave Akron, OH 44306.