Robert Morris "Bob" McConnell, 68, of Norwood died on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. A lifelong resident of East Feliciana parish, Bob was a graduate of Clinton High School Class of 1964. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University and worked for many years in the banking industry. As an avid outdoorsman and craftsman, Bob spent countless hours with his friends and family hunting, fishing, restoring and creating. Bob is survived by his wife of 33 years, Lynn (Lynda Williamson) McConnell, four children-Robert McConnell, Jr. and wife, Michelle, of Murfreesboro, TN; Melanie Jacobs and husband, Charles, of Springhill, LA; Jordan McConnell and wife, Cristina, of Murfreesboro, TN; Mandy Nettles and husband, Lance, of Zachary, LA; 7 grandchildren: Mason and Sophia McConnell, John Jacobs, Darwin and Rowan McConnell, Lillian and Parker Nettles; and two brothers: Mitchell McConnell and wife, Betty, of Kingsport, TN and John McConnell and wife, Dottie, of Baton Rouge, LA. Pallbearers will be: James Lee Douglas, Buddy Foreman, Curtis Jelks, Steve DiLorenzo, Jim Poole, Wayne Stephens, Morris Verlander, and Gary Box. Honorary pallbearers will be: Bill Bennett, Alvin Fort, Jeff Ivey, Terry Landry, Jeff McKnight, Andrew Moran, Danny Moran, and Mike Salmon. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. McConnell of Clinton. Visitation will be held at Norwood Baptist Church on Friday, May 2nd from 5pm-8pm followed by funeral services on Saturday May 3rd with visitation from 1pm-3pm and service at 3pm. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at www.CharletFuneralHome.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 1 to May 3, 2014