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Bobby McConnell

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, with burial to follow in the Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today and anytime Friday until the service hour at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to McConnell Baptist Church, 9363 McConnell Road, Martin, TN 38237; or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
He was a member of the McConnell Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He worked at Robinson Grain Co. in Union City before becoming self-employed as a farmer and he served on the Farm Credit Service Board, Obion County Farm Bureau Board and Obion County Co-op Board. A graduate of the former Troy High School, he served in the Tennessee National Guard in Union City
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Peggy (Wilhaucks) McConnell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Paul Maxwell of South Fulton and Melissa and Donald Hardin of Medina; five grandchildren, Morgan Maxwell and Macy Maxwell, both of South Fulton, and Hannah Grace Hardin, Connell Wade Hardin and Mason Hardin, all of Medina; his brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Nancy McConnell of South Fulton; his sister-in-law, Virginia Wilhaucks of South Fulton; his mother-in-law, Marie Wilhaucks of South Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Jane (Prather) McConnell; his grandparents, George B. and Clara Prather and John H. and Lilla McConnell; his father-in-law, James “Buck” Wilhaucks; and his brother-in-law, James Wilhaucks Jr.
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