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Tim Cannon is a 51-year-old male who is very ill. After 30+ years of struggling with Type-1 Juvenile Diabetes, a kidney transplant is his only hope for survival. His diabetes took a toll on his health and his eyesight in 2000, when he was determined disabled and unable to work.Tim is one of the friendliest, most outgoing persons you would ever hope to meet and he needs your help. The cost of a transplant can be overwhelming with out-of-pocket costs in excess of $20,000.

Tim grew up in Edgewater, MD and graduted from South River High School. He worked as a plumber in Washington, DC and in 1993 he married his wife, Tracey. In 1997 they moved to East Tennessee and currently reside in Blountville, TN. Tim has a passion for drag racing, camping and fishing. He continues to race as well as support his wife and friends in their racing endeavors, in addition to lending his support to our local drag racing bracket program, DER at Bristol Dragway.

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July 2, 2018

Obituary for Timothy Richard Cannon
Timothy Richard Cannon born September 24, 1964 passed away at the Johnson City Medical Center Tuesday June 25, 2018.
Tim was born and raised in Edgewater Maryland. He married Tracey Anderson Cannon on April 24, 1993 in Laurel Maryland. They moved to Tennessee in 1997 where Tim’s love of drag racing brought him to Bristol. He was an avid drag racer and loved playing music where he was a drummer in several bands. He loved spending time with his two grandchildren, taking them camping, and fishing.
He is proceeded in death by his maternal grandparents Whitman and wife Mary Archer and paternal grandparents Robert and wife Leotta Cannon, his sister Lena Jones and cousin Marcus Dean.
He is survived by his loving wife Tracey Cannon, daughter Kristen Johnson, son-in-law Michael Johnson and his two grandchildren, his parents Robert and Donna Cannon of Delaware, several Aunts, Uncles, and cousins of Maryland.
A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday June 28, 2018 from 6-7pm with a service to follow at 7pm at Celebration Church 429 Shipley Ferry Rd Blountville TN, 37617. A reception will follow the service at the home of Kristen Johnson.
This obituary was lovingly written by Tracey Cannon and Tim’s family.
Tetrick Funeral Services 3001 Peoples St. Johnson City TN, 37604 is honored to serve the Cannon family. Memories and condolences can be shared at

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August 4, 2016

August 4, 2016…My situation regarding a kidney transplant has taken an undetermined path due to the possible complication of a cancerous tumor on my right kidney. My kidneys have deteriorated down to 10% kidney function. I go to Vanderbilt Hospital August 16, 2016 to find the outcome of cancer or not. Regardless of that outcome, it is necessary for dialysis to survive until it can be determined if I am eligible for a kidney transplant. I have insurance that pays 80% and my co-pay each dialysis treatment is 20%. It has been determined that each dialysis treatment is in excess of $2,000.00 every other day. This makes my co-pay $400.00 every other day.

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In honor of Tim Cannon

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2 Radnor Corporate Center
100 Matsonford Rd, Ste 100
Radnor, PA 19807

Thank you for your prayers, support and generosity. Keep an eye on this campaign page at HelpHOPELive as we will be planning future fundraising events and posting updates on Tim’s health situation.