Gordon Cannon Jr, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born on Sunday, November 10, 1946 to Gordon Cannon Sr. and Lenoa Eve Kline in Mena, Arkansas.\n\nGordon served in Vietnam during the Tet Offensive. After Vietnam he married Patricia Boehler having one Daughter Bridgett and step Daughter Fonda Miller (husband Jeff). Gordon went on to obtain his electrician license, heating and air license and votech in De Queen, AR. Gordon built CB radios and antennas for friends and customers all over the world (literally out of the United States).\n\nGordon loved life and was a simple man who had a small circle. He stayed in contact with close friends Billy Chandler and Donna Hankins. His daughter Bridgett was his rock.. raising her from age 4 yrs old they went through and enjoyed many years of life together. Gordon loved his family having always missed his parents, sister Ruby and brother Ray. Gordon read his Bible from front to back many times and was a believer of the Lord Jesus Christ. Gordon suffered from PTSD from 1970 on before the Dr’s knew what PTSD was. He was a believer in therapy.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Lawrence Ray Cannon; and one sister, Ruby Cannon Peters.\n\nHe is survived by his daughter, Bridgett Kesterson of Mena; two sons in Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Michael Kesterson of Oklahoma and Steven Kesterson of Mena; seven great grandchildren, Austin, Aiden, Jacie, Ethan, Brooklyn, Marly, and Judson; several nephews and nieces, Lauri and Bob Dunn of Mena, Christie and Scott Lyles of Cove, Melton Cannon of Mena, and Darren Cannon of Mena; special lifelong friends, Donna Martin Hankins and husband; and a host of other relatives and friends.\n\nA graveside service will be held on Monday, September 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Corinth Cemetery in Mena, Arkansas under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2022 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.