Amos McCann, 93, a lifelong resident of Bradley County, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, surrounded by his loving family
He was of the Pentecostal faith and attended Community Hall Church in Cleveland and Mercy Tabernacle in Benton. He loved fishing, hunting and antiques.
He was the son of the late John W. McCann and Julia Moses Black McCann. He was also preceded in death by his son, Daniel John McCann; brothers: Roscoe Black, Ernest McCann, Eulis McCann and Burkett McCann; and sister, Mamie Goins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Deedy McCann of Cleveland; one daughter, Patsy McCann DeVivo and husband, Dr. Paul DeVivo of Cleveland; daughter-in-law, Jane McCann of Trion, Ga.; five grandchildren: Charles Patrick Lawson and wife, Cori, of Cleveland, Christopher Carl Lawson of Cleveland, William Amos McCann and wife, Shatonya, of Cleveland, Bud McCann and wife, Geneva, of Cleveland and Melissa McCann of Cleveland; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, John W. “Preacher man” McCann and wife, Hazel, of Benton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Bishop John W. McCann and Pastors Jeannie Cissom and Guinn Green officiating.
Interment will follow in Hays Shed Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the McCann family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.