OBITUARY: Donald Wayne Cannady


Donald Wayne Cannady, 69, retired farm equipment mechanic for Lynch Equipment Sales and resident of the Rally Hill Community, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Vanderbilt Medical Center after a short illness.

Born August 29, 1953 in Maury County, he was the son of the late Barney Evans Cannady and the late Daisy Skinner Cannady.

He was a 1973 graduate of Culleoka High School. Mr. Cannady was a quiet man that loved his family and extended family. He took great joy in loving on his grandchildren. Mr. Cannady enjoyed target shooting, Massey Ferguson Tractors, and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, whom he married September 11, 1982, Judith Elaine Riley Cannady of Columbia; sons, Steven (Cassie) Cannady of Culleoka; Jacob (Jerri Ann) Cannady of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Brady Fuller, Samson James Cannady, Eliza Cannady, Paisley Cannady, Jonah Cannady; brother, Tim Cannady of Culleoka; sister, Lisa (Mike) Fischer of Nashville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Yerkes officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. A private family burial will be in Shane Cemetery.

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