Brent Warren Cannady , 61, was born in Long Beach, Ca. on December 19, 1950 and passed away in Long Beach, Ca. on June 18, 2012. He was a Lieutenant with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and had been with the Department for 35 years.Brent loved spending time with his grandchildren and while his own children were growing up, he loved watching all their sports games all the way up through high school and college. He graduated from Mayfair High School, Cal State Long Beach with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminology - Law Enforcement in 1974 and received his Master's Degree from USC in Public Administration in 1980. Brent's hobbies included reading, woodworking, collecting old tools and refurbishing them. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Downey for 41 years. He and his family enjoyed camping and went to Hume Lake every year. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church of Downey with a reception following. He is survived by his loving wife, Judy Cannady of Downey, his son, Eric (Laura) Cannady of Downey, his daughters, Robin (Nick) Ray of Irvine and Rebecca (Brian) Waymack of Downey and his grandchildren, Katherine & Joseph Cannady and Kaylie Ray. He also leaves his step-mother, Blanche Cannady of Long Beach, his brothers, Pat Cannady of Michigan and Mike Cannady of Lakewood and his sister Cynthia Dawson of Torrance and numerous nieces and nephews. Please go to www.rishermortuary.com to leave the family condolences. Service under the direction of Risher Mortuary & Cremation Service. (562) 861-3888.
********** Published: June 28, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 11