Mr. Gerald Gannon, 65, of Woodbury passed away on July 10, 2015. He was born on November 11, 1949. His parents were the late Howard Gannon, Sr. and Nancy Emiline (Bogle) Gannon. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gregory Gerald Gannon; brothers, Howard Gannon, Jr. Willie Gannon and Franklin Gannon; a sister, Carol Gannon and a niece, Gwenda Gannon.
He is survived by his sons, Jeff & Tonya Gannon of Woodbury and Jason Gannon of Murfreesboro; the mother of his sons, Sharon Gannon of Kittrell; grandchildren, Josie and Alex Gannon of Woodbury; sisters, Myla & Paul Close and Catherine Hutchinson both of Nashville; sisters-in-law, Helen Gannon and Marjorie Broadway both of Hermitage; nieces and nephews, Mike Gannon of Kentucky, Sally Pellegra and Debbie Campbell both of Memphis, Keith Gannon of Mt. Juliet, Darlene Wilkes of Franklin, Diane Santleman and Carol Gannon both of Nashville, Lori Ligon of Brentwood and many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gannon grew up in Woodbury and graduated Central High School in the Class of 1967. He always loved the outdoors, so much so, he was known to sleep on the porch just to be outside. He enjoyed all types of hunting. He was always telling funny stories and having a good time. After graduation he went to work for General Electric and worked there until he became disabled. He was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ.
Visitation with the family will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, July 11, from 4-8 pm and Sunday from 1-2 pm. Funeral services will be Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 2 pm in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in Riverside Garden. Share your memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337