Ira Fenwick Canton died on March 17 at his home. Ira was born on Dec. 5, 1936, to the late Francisco F. Canton and Mary I. Thomas-Canton (deceased). Ira was raised in the neighborhood of Savan, and it was there he made his final rest peacefully.
He was preceded in death by his son, Earl.
He leaves to mourn: his children to include Irvin, Wade, Alfred, Albert, Grace, Simone, Barbara, Eddie, Sandra, Troy, Delrease, Niels, Keiya and Keito; brother, Alvin Canton; sisters: Ivanna Canton-Innis, Lillian R. Greaux, Mae Canton-Odlu, Harriett Canton and Clarice Canton-O’Connor; 34 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; special friends: Berecia Heyliger-Lewis, Victor “Totsie” Edwards, Bobby Burke, Adina Jones and Edwardo George.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Persons wishing to submit tributes should send them to [email protected].