Thor “Shawn” McCannon, 48, of Ottawa, KS passed away May 29, 2019 at McPherson Hospital, McPherson, KS. Celebration of Life will be held 12:00 noon on Tues., June 4, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Visitation before the service from 10:30 am until noon. Cremation following service. Memorial contributions may be made to Bruce Funeral Home to help with expenses. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Thor was born Sept. 6, 1970 in Denver, CO to Raymond Harvey and Pamela Ruth (Ward) McCannon. He grew up in Denver, moved to Nebraska and then to the Kansas City area. Thor married Melody Christine Reed on March 30, 2007 at Imperial, NE. He was a truck driver for Kelly Trucking, Ottawa, KS. Thor enjoyed working on trucks and vehicles and fishing. He was a big KC Chiefs and NASCAR fan. Thor was quite the jokester who enjoyed playing jokes on everyone. He was very patient and taught his kids to drive. Thor liked to go for rides with his family. He will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and brothers: Mark McCannon, Phillip McCannon, and Roger McCannon. Thor is survived by his wife, Melody, of the home; sons: Thomas Hasker, Omaha, NE, Austyn and Sabrina McCannon, Springfield, MO, Brandon McCannon, Ottawa, KS; daughters: Kaylin Holter, Erie, KS, Kayla and David Espinosa, Greeley, CO, Payge McCannon, Overland Park, KS and Paige McCannon, Ottawa, KS; his mother, Pamela Green, Princeton, KS; brother, Hal and Mary McCannon, Denver, CO; sisters: Darla and Preston Case, Venango, NE, Lisa Einspahr, Ogallala, NE, Frostteana Elmquist, Sterling, CO and four grandchildren: Sophia, Lane, Ryler and Nyla.