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Dewey passed away July 21, 2017, after an extended illness. He was born June 17, 1928, in Prescott, Kan., to Wayne and Georgia Marie Cannon. 

Dewey was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Cleda Fern Cannon, in 2007. 

He is survived by his three children: Danny (Melissa) Cannon of Murray, Utah, Patty (Bruce) Johnson of Herriman, Utah, and Karla (Florian) Pamer of South Jordan, Utah. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

Dewey was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and one sister. Dad outlived all of his friends and relatives. We know that he is rejoicing being with all of them again. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Murray Baptist Church, 184 East 5770 South, Murray. Friends and family may call at the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Murray City Cemetery. 

Online condolences may be shared at www.jenkins-soffe.com.

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