In lieu of flowers Mr. Connor’s family is asking that donations be made in his name to Feed Our Vets.
To donate click here, or mail the contribution to Feed Our Vets, P. O. Box 1, New York Mills, NY 13417.
Born January 29, 1937 in Rutherford, NC Mr. Connor was the son of the late Thomas H. Connor and the late Maggie Allen Connor. He retired from the United States Navy with 26 years of service. Additionally, Mr. Connor was an NJROTC instructor at Conway High School and a member of the Fleet Reserve Association. Mr. Connor was a member of Juniper Bay Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Connor was predeceased by his brother, Donald Ray Connor and his sister, Mildred Jones.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Shirley Jones Connor; his children, Crystal Kimball, Gina Watkins, Harold D. “Corky” (Cheri) Connor, Jr., and Marty (Deidra) Connor; his grandchildren, Aarron (Diane) Sanders, Archie (Maggie) Sanders, Alex Sanders, Daniel (Jessica) Sanders, Nicholas Watkins, Dean (Katie) Connor, Whitney (David) Dunn, and Ashley Connor; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Friday, December 4, 2015 at Juniper Bay Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. James Way and Rev. Dean Connor. Burial with military honors will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Feed Our Vets, P. O. Box 1, New York Mills, NY 13417.
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