Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, with burial to follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today and anytime Tuesday until the hour of services.
Memorials may be made to Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope, P.O. Box 482, Union City, TN 38281.
He was a member of Faith Fellowship Church, where he served as an elder. He had worked as a routeman for Turner Dairies and was self employed by Connell’s Clean-Up. He lived in this area all of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene (Pritchard) Connell, whom he married July 16, 1976; his daughter and son-in-law, Tamara and Joey Hall of South Fulton; his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Ashley Connell of South Fulton; three grandchildren, Dalton Gray, Maddie Gray and Dalton Hall; his mother, Dorothy (Terrell) Connell of Fulton; and two brothers, Harold Connell of South Haven, Miss., and Steve Connell of Tiptonville.
He was preceded in death by his son, Joshua James Connell; and his father, James Connell.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.