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Caree "Ree Ree" Cannon

October 31, 1996 ~ July 28, 2021 (age 24)



Caree Wanya “Ree-Ree” Cannon departed this life Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the age of 24, due to a senseless act of violence. He was born and raised in Elyria, OH and attended the Elyria school system. He was strong, bold, brave, protective and loved spending time with his family & friends. He was also a devoted father, brother, son, nephew, cousin and friend. Caree loved playing basketball, listening to music, riding motorcycles and was a member of a local dart team. In 2015 he was baptized and accepted Christ as his personal savior.

Whether it was his authenticity, fun-loving personality, stylish confidence or his deep dimpled smile, Caree left a lasting impression on everyone that entered his life. He left this earth too early for us to understand, and his beautiful soul will never be forgotten. He will remain loved and respected by all who knew him.

Caree was preceded in death by: Great-grandparents: Maggie & Boyzie Hill, John Cannon, Lossie Mae & Wade Watkins; grandmother, Jeanette Hill; grandfather, Carlton W. Watkins; great-uncle, Anthony L. Hill Sr.; great-aunt, Sharon Hill; aunts: Indria “Star” Watkins-Williams, Chiomi “Shae” Cannon; uncle, Justy Kirk “Dun Dun” Ballard; cousin, John “John-John” Hill; and niece Nova Reign Wilkerson.

Caree will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Theresa Lynn “Muffin” Cannon; father, Carlton W. Cannon; mother, Latrell V. Hill; great-grandmother, Mary Dale Cannon; grandmother, Catherine Cannon; brothers: Carlton “Lil C” Cannon and King “Man-Man” Abram; sisters: Leslie “Lee-Lee” Howard, Shakira Cannon, and Jada “Jayda Wayda” Abram; all of Elyria, OH; uncles: Marlow (Nichole) Hill, Mark “Bear” Hill, Paris (Brooke) Kimbrough; aunt: Tinishiea Cannon; all of Ohio; nieces & nephews; Cali Wilkerson, Cameron & Camden Cannon; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Family and Friends may be received on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, from 10:00AM until 11:00AM for a walk through and the "Celebration of Life" will follow at 11:00AM in the Original Church of God, 312 Edward Street, Elyria, OH.

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