By Kevin Jefferies
Commerce – Funeral services are scheduled today for Commerce native R.J. Cannon Jr. Cannon was a Corporal in the Marines Corps and served in Japan, Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq and received a medal for expert rifle.
A 2002 graduate of Commerce High School, Cannon was a quarterback for the Commerce Tigers and part of the 2001 State Championship team. Before his death in North Carolina on November 8th, R.J. Cannon had planned on attending Texas A&M in College Station after his service to the Marines was done.
Services are scheduled for today at 2pm at the First Baptist Church in Commerce. Burial will be at Rosemound Cemetery.