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James R. Conner

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James R. Conner Obituary
Conner, James R.


James "Doobie" R. Conner, age 58, a resident of Belen, NM, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He was born November 13, 1957, in Ft. Bragg, NC, and raised in Gallup, NM.

James worked for the BNSF railroad as an engineer for 38 years, also served as vice local chairman for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers from 1994-1997. He loved the outdoors, from hunting to water skiing. James loved sports, he enjoyed coaching little league baseball and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Most of all, James loved being around his friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Conner. James is survived by his parents, James and Beverly Conner; wife, Laurie Conner; son, Casey; daughter, Crystal; and sister, Kim Lewis and her husband, Scott. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Services will be on Friday, February 5, 2016, at Romero Funeral Home. A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to AZ Transplant House, , or . Please sign James's online tribute at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 4, 2016
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