Bay City, Michigan
Paul passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region, age 84. He was born May 27, 1929 in Marion, Indiana to the late Augustus R. and Mary I. (Flemming) Cannon. Paul married Connie Ellen Spires on March 7, 1973 and she predeceased him. He was a veteran and served his country with the US Army. Paul retired from Powertrain in Bay City and was a member of the American Legion, VFW and UAW.
Surviving are his children: Paul Carradine Jr., Paul Christian Hampton, Paula Hampton, Germayne Hampton, Becky Hampton, Brandon Carradine, Fredd Wicks and family Kristin Hampton, grandchildren: Autumn, Royale and Josh Hampton, Sommer, Brandon, Tamara, Christian, Paul, Darius, Demeterius, Travis, Gia, Stanton, Davene, Laura, two great grandchildren, Leon, Madison and a sister, Pearl E. Bassett Cannon. Paul was predeceased by six brothers: August, Quentin, Marqus, James, Delmare, Jerome and one sister, Naomi.
Funeral service will take place Monday, November 4, 2013 at 1:00pm at Gethsamene Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 Johnson Street, Bay City. Pastor Alfonzo Abner will officiate with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00pm and at church on Monday after 12:00noon. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.