In Memory of




Obituary for Grayson Cannon Branch

Grayson Cannon Branch, the son of David Cannon and Richjetta Branch, was born on July 21, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was such an inspiration and bundle of joy who touched the lives of so many.

Grayson attended Lollipops and Gumdrops Daycare, University Place Elementary, and most recently attended Tuscaloosa Magnet School - Elementary where he enjoyed every aspect of his educational experiences. He attended Faith Apostolic Church, under the leadership of Suffragan Bishop Michael Bender, where he loved to worship and enjoy the presence of God.

Grayson enjoyed such a vibrant life while spending time with friends and family and enjoying many extracurricular activities. He was a gifted young basketball and baseball player, a good swimmer, possessed great athleticism, earned six belts in karate, and absolutely loved to bowl. People who knew him were assured that he had every intent of enjoying each moment of the day.

Possessing a heart of gold, he indeed demonstrated love and affection beyond measure for his parents, grandparents, relatives, pastor, and friends. His intuitiveness allowed him to exude true love for others and feel the hurt or pain that others may have experienced. Grayson was such a gifted and unique child.

He transitioned from earth to eternity on February 13, 2022 at 11:10 am.

Precious memories will be cherished by his loving mother, Richjetta Branch of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; a caring father, David Cannon, Sr. of Tuscaloosa, AL; three brothers, David Cannon, Jr. of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Emory Cannon of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Cameron Cannon of Houston, TX ; three bonus sisters, Kristie Wynn of Toano, Virginia, Brittany Taylor and Valencia Smith, both of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Zenoria Branch of Bessemer, Alabama; his paternal grandmother, Billie Jean Cannon of Fosters, Alabama; his godfather, Anthony Smith of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; two godbrothers, Dyllon Williams of Demopolis, Alabama and Dominic Brunson of Huntsville, Alabama; his favorite cousin, Isaac Lewis of Birmingham, Alabama; numerous best friends, including Sophia Thrash of Vestavia, Alabama, Eric Wynn, Jr. of Toano, Virginia, Riley Fox, Alex Speight, and Jayce Lewis, all of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; six aunts, six bonus aunts, three uncles, two bonus uncles, and a host of cousins, relatives, friends, coaches, and the Faith Apostolic Church family.