Tracy Dee Cannon, 57, passed away July 21 at Dixie Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1958, in St. George, Utah, to David Clare and Rosamond “Rosie” Averett Cannon. Tracy was married to Wendy Woodard, and they were later divorced. Tracy married Arlene Bailey on June 20, 1998.
Tracy was raised in St. George and attended Dixie High School. His first job was at McCord Service Station at 12 years old. During his life, he has had many job opportunities and developed many skills. He was a great mechanic, heavy machine operator, worked in construction and mining and was a jack of all trades. He especially enjoyed working as a supervisor at the Gypsum Mine.
He was a member of the St. George Elks Lodge for many years. He loved to spend time and socialize with friends at the Lodge. Tracy followed politics and loved to share his opinion about it. He loved being with family, and he treasured being with his daughter, Jessica.
Tracy is survived by his wife, Arlene Cannon; daughter, Jessica Garner (Joe Sparks); sons: Dustin (Maygen) Mortenson, Jeremy Mortenson and Brent (Jessie) Jensen; parents, Clare and Rosie Cannon; sister, Terri (Greg) Mickleson; brother, Troy (Shelly) Cannon; and his five grandchildren: Lindsay, Lacey, Maylee, Mason and Maddix.
He is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he loved very much. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Gale Bailey; his grandparents, Franklin and Ethel Averett, Clarence Cannon, Fred and Rosalind Ingledue.
- Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at the Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 288 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah.
- Visitations will be held at Metcalf Mortuary Monday from 6-7 p.m. and Tuesday, prior to services, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
- Interment will in the Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Utah.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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