C. Sterling Cannon Age 78, A 60-year resident of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Millsboro, died March 3, 2003 in the Wilmington Hospital.

Sterling was born in Centreville, MD to the late Charles and Justina Hunter Cannon. He was a timekeeper for Sun Oil in Marcus Hook, PA for over 40 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of Delaware Veterans Post #1, where he was a newsletter editor and most recently a reporter, and the Sun Honor Club.


Sterling was an avid gardener, and he enjoyed traveling and vacationing with his wife of 40 years, Ida M. Brown Cannon;


Sterling was also survived by 2 stepsons, Gary (Patty) Middleton of Morristown, NJ and Calvin (Pam) Middleton of Cumberland, MD; brother, Marion Cannon of Lewes; niece, Sharon Jester of Federalsburg, MD; 3 grandchildren, Jason, Matthew and Linnea Middleton; and 1 great grandson, Damon Middleton.


There was a funeral service at 10 am on Friday, March 7 at the ROBERT MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 825 Main Street, Trainer, PA.  Interment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Aston, PA. on Friday, March 8th.