GROVER- Billy Gene Conner, 79, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Peak Resources of Shelby.
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A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Fred and Ollie Hawkins Conner. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Blacksburg and retired from the maintenance department of Jaws of Life.
He is survived by four sons, Michael Conner of Shelby, Randy Conner and wife Terry, Tony "Fluff" Conner, all of Grover, David Conner and wife Christy of Gastonia; two daughters, Joyce Dye and husband Don of Boiling Springs, Roxanna Fortenberry and husband Johnny of Grover; four sisters, Peggy Gass, Margaret Wood and husband Robert, Nancy Ross and husband Richard, and Freida Barrett; two brothers, Bobby Conner and wife Macey, and Ronnie Conner and wife Connie, all of Kings Mountain; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and former wife and friend, Shirley Conner of Gastonia
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Kings Mountain.
Graveside Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Mountain Rest Cemetery
Officiated By: The Rev. Eric Sellers
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Kings Mountain is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on May 22, 2013