April 3, 1920 ~ November 26, 2019

Resided in: Asheville, NC

N. Ellis Cannady, Jr., 99, long time President/CEO of M.B. Haynes Corporation, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

A memorial service for Mr. Cannady will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Asheville. The family will receive friends following the service.


Memorial Service: December 6, 2019 11:00 am

First Baptist Church of Asheville
5 Oak Street
Asheville, NC 28801


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  1. I feel very fortunate and blessed to have worked at MB Haynes these past few years and have gotten to know “Mr. C”. When God made him, He threw away the mold. He was a very unique man. I will miss him. Our prayers are with the family at this time.
    May you rest in peace “Mr. C”.

  2. What a wonderful heart & man of integrity! His children are greatest evidence. Proud to have been friends of his & family! Gail & I extend heartfelt sympathy to all.

  3. Buzzy, Brett, and Family
    I’m very sorry to hear of Mr. Cannady’s passing. He was a great man and truly lead by example. I was very fortunate to know him for a short time. My heart and prayers go out to you. May God bless you during this difficult time.

  4. Brett,
    I was saddened to learn of your father’s passing. We will keep you and Angie in our thoughts and prayers.
    Tommy & Susan

  5. To the family, our prayers are with you all. Our family was blessed for years by Mr. Cannady. It was a privilege to work at Haynes under his leadership. May the Father of all comfort be with you.
    2 Corinthians 1:3. Joey and Kathy Luther


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