DONALD WRIGHT, 66
Ocala - Donald Wright Connell, Jr., 66, of Ocala died on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 with his family by his side.
Don was born on September 29, 1946 in Oak Park, Illinois to the late Dorothy and Donald Connell, Sr. He attended the University of Florida and worked as a stock trader for many years. Don last worked for Pratt Industries in 2013 and enjoyed music, sports, film, politics, and was an avid reader. Don will be remembered for his humor, intelligence, and unending positivity for all that life presented to him and his family. His kind spirit was infectious to all who were blessed to know him.
He is survived by his son, David of Neenah, WI; two grandchildren, Virginia B Connell and Gavin J. Connell; sister, Donna J. Lotts of Titusville, FL; two nieces, Tracy Lehrfeld and Carrie Wilmer; great niece Lauren Lehrfeld and great nephew, Cody Wilmer. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Financial Management Branch - Gift Fund, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 3011, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9304.
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Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013