Richard Cannon, Penelope Drew, Jerry L. Goodwin, Craig A. Johnson, Charles P. McCrary, Mildred A. Wilber

Richard Cannon

Richard Cannon, 80, of Evansville, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1939 in Vincennes to the late James and Alice (McCarty) Cannon. Richard was a member of Christian Fellowship Church. He received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Purdue University in 1961. Richard purchased Malott’s Drug Store on West Franklin Street, which was renamed Cannon’s Family Pharmacy and is now Paul’s Pharmacy. In 1968 he co-founded Medco Centers, a chain of 24 nursing homes. He purchased the McCurdy Hotel, which he renovated and converted into a residential retirement center in 1970. He developed Southern Care Company, a chain of six nursing homes in Texas before becoming a financial consultant at Merrill Lynch in 1984. He retired from Hilliard Lyons as vice president in 2006. Richard developed the Brickyard Luxury Apartments on the west side. He was baptized by a childhood friend in 2000 and became very active in missionary work, making many trips to Honduras on medical teams. He volunteered at Impact Ministries, tutoring and working on the Dental Blitz Team. He taught Celebrate Recovery Inside at the Vanderburgh County Jail. He was Vanderburgh County and Indiana chairman of American Cancer Society Crusades. He received the Key to the City in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1975 and served on the executive committee of the Purple Aces Club. Richard started the soccer program at Christ the King Grade School and help found the grade school soccer league. He co-founded the soccer program at Memorial High School and coached grade school basketball and Pepsi and Pizza Hut Soccer teams. He was in “Who’s Who in America” in 1976, “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry” in 1978, and was awarded the Outstanding Man in America in 1971. He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel.

Richard is survived by his wife, Linda; his sons, Mark Cannon and his wife, Kirsten, of Indianapolis, Dan Cannon and his wife, Susie, of St. Louis, Scott Cannon and his wife, Erika, of Providence, Rhode Island; his daughter, Amy Cunningham and her husband, Brian, of Columbus; grandchildren Corey Cannon, Sam Cannon and his fiancée, Claire Elbert, Max Cannon, Jordan Cannon, Braeden Cannon, Zach, Ben and Teddy Cunningham, Evan Anders and his wife, Mackenzie, Ryan, and Grace Anders; his great-grandson, Noah Cunningham; Linda’s children, Beth Burkart and her husband, Bob, Tim Hartig and his wife, Liza, and Scott Hartig and his wife, Carrie; and Linda's grandchildren, Ryan, Emily, and Matthew Burkart, Edward and Harrison Hartig.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, James Cannon.

Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. CDT today at Ziemer Funeral Home, East Chapel in Evansville. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. CDT on Wednesday at Christian Fellowship Church in Evansville. Burial will be at Bethlehem United Church of Christ Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Celebrate Recovery Christian Fellowship Church, 4100 Millersburg Road, Evansville, IN 47725, or the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.

Penelope Drew

Penelope “Penny” Drew, 60, of Vincennes, died at 5:24 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her daughters, Rachel Meyer, Rene Drew, and Roxanne Peach; and her husband, Michael.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 10:30 a.m. until the hour of services on Wednesday at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Penelope “Penny” Drew.

Jerry L. Goodwin

Jerry L. Goodwin was born on July 6, 1934 in Vincennes, the son of Amos and Hallie (Myers) Goodwin.

Jerry started his career at Flummerfelt Funeral Home and later purchased the business and renamed it Goodwin Family Funeral Home. He retired in 2006 and was proud to have his sons and grandson follow in his footsteps. Jerry was a proud graduate of Fritchton High School where he always said Eagles soar above all others, Vincennes University, and the Indiana Mortuary College.

Jerry married Rae Carolyn Leech on June 25, 1955. He served on many boards, held many memberships during his business career, enjoyed driving his Corvairs around the city, and served in the U.S. Army. 

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the age of 84 he passed away.

Those surviving are his wife, Carolyn Goodwin; his children, David Goodwin and his wife, Eileen, of Vincennes, Elizabeth and her husband, Dave Marcum, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Tim Goodwin and his wife, Teri, of Vincennes; four grandchildren, Ashley Goodwin, Andrea Brunacini and her husband, Kevin, Meredith Murphy and her husband, Sean, and Geoffrey Goodwin; one great-grandchild, Mia Eileen Murphy; and his sister, Barbara Goodwin of Naples, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Fritchton Alumni Scholarship Fund through the funeral home. Private services will be held just for the family on Thursday.

To sign the online guestbook or to leave personal memories please visit www.goodwinfamilyfh.com

Craig A. Johnson

Craig A. Johnson, 44, of Vincennes, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Heart Center in Indianapolis.

He was born on Oct. 26, 1974 in Vincennes to Tony and Rita (Kroeger) Johnson. Craig was a hydration technician at Vincennes University and loved to coordinate events for the Special Olympics when he worked for KCARC. Craig was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, being in his man shed with his friends, and having his annual Halloween party. Craig coached in the Vincennes Football Association and at Vincennes Cub League. He was an avid Notre Dame and San Francisco 49ers fan.

Those surviving who will cherish Craig’s memories include his wife, Stacey (Saucerman) Johnson, whom he married on June 12, 1999; his children, Reece Johnson and Layne Johnson; his parents, Tony and Rita Johnson; his mother-in-law, Sylvia Saucerman of Vincennes; his father-in- law, Stephen Saucerman; his sisters-in-law, Sherri Madison and Elizabeth Shatto and her husband, Matt; his niece and nephew, Shelbi and Bubba Madison; and his aunts and uncles, Dexter and Ruth Kroeger, and Bill and Jamie Kroeger. 

Friends may visit with the family from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Ron Maxwell officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Johnson Family Trust Fund for his children's college education. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Craig Johnson.

To leave personal memories please visit www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Charles P. McCrary

Charles P. “Paul” McCrary, better known as “Bunk,” 65, of Vincennes, passed away at 10:13 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Bunk was born on Sept. 10, 1953 in Vincennes, the son of Paul Daniel and Patty Ruth Ann (Young) McCrary. He married Pam Peters on Feb. 25, 1977. Bunk was a 1971 graduate of Lincoln High School and attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in his younger years. He had worked for Royal Crown Cola at a young age and then went to work for Prairie Farms-Holland Dairy for a few years. He then went back to work for Royal-Crown Cola and worked there for several years retiring in 2016. After retirement he found joy in working for Good Samaritan Hospital as a valet for three years. Bunk was an avid sports fan, especially of Lincoln High School, Indiana University and Duke University. He also enjoyed NASCAR, dirt track racing and enjoyed playing golf in his younger years. Bunk also supported his son while he was coaching basketball and baseball at Rivet High School. He supported all area high school athletic teams, but deep down he bled green. More importantly than anything else, Bunk loved his family and was always playing practical jokes on all of them.

Survivors include his beloved family — his wife, Pam McCrary, his father, Paul McCrary and his wife, Betty, his daughter, Danyelle McCrary, and his son, Curtis McCrary, all of Vincennes; his sister, Patty Hall and her husband, Tim, of Vincennes; his nephew, Bert Dodd IV and his wife, Kerri, of Vincennes; and his little buddy, Mike Pepmeier, of Vincennes.

Bunk was preceded in death by his mother, Patty, who passed away in 1992.

Friends may visit with Bunk’s family from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, at Adams Coliseum, 620 Buntin St. Please use the Buntin Street entrance. Bunk’s funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Adams Coliseum with Darrel Bobe officiating. Bunk will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy V Foundation, The V Foundation for Cancer Research 14600, Weston Parkway Cary, NC 27513. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist the McCrary family with arrangements.

Online memories may be shared with Bunk’s family and friends at www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Mildred A. Wilber

Mildred A. Wilber, 103, of Vincennes, died on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

She had worked for North Knox School Corp. as a cook and was a member of the Bruceville Christian Church.

Survivors include her children, Allan Lee Wilber, Gene Wilber, Jim Wilber and Jane Ann Turpen.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bruceville Chapel. Burial will be at Bruceville Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.

FUNERALS

Clark, Judith Kay, died June 2. Services: 10 a.m. on June 17 at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel, 109 E. Sixth St. Burial:Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Knox County Humane Society, 405 Main St., Vincennes, IN 47591, or the Good Samaritan Hospice, 601 S. Ninth St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

Fox, Wanda L., died June 6. Services: 1 p.m. CDT on Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in St. Francisville, Illinois. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Wednesday at the church. Memorials: St. Francisville Senior Citizens Center. Condolences: www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

Lewis, Marilyn L., died June 4. Services: 10 a.m. today at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel in Indianapolis. Memorials: Angela Hospice Care Center, 14100 Newburg Road, Livonia, MI 48154. Condolences: www.shirleybrothers.com.

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