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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Departed his earthly life on Saturday, May 14, 2016, Mr. Charles Gregory Connell, 50, beloved husband to Ginger Fox Connell. Greg was a native and lifelong resident of the North Augusta area. He attended Paul Knox Jr. High School where he played both football and was a member of the golf team, holding the low score for the Patriots. A 1984 graduate of North Augusta Sr. High School, he wore lucky number 23 as a cornerback for the Yellow Jackets. An avid, and highly passionate, South Carolina Gamecock, Greg was a 1988 graduate of the University of South Carolina where he earned his degree in finance. After graduation, Greg became a small business owner, Connells's Heating and Air, and flew in the commercial fleet for Club Car, INC. His love and passion for flying grew at a young age, as Greg started his piloting career at the mere age of 13, he was passionate about flying, and this passion grew into his hobby of entertaining hundreds of thousands in aerobatics with his dear friend and mentor, Gary Ward. Forever a music man, Greg also held a love for playing his guitar where he performed entertainment for many in the CSRA. Loved by many and his family members, in addition to his wife, Ginger, his stepson: Justin Daniel Harris; father: Charlie Connell and wife Sheila; mother: Frances (Jackie) Coughlin Connell; sister: Karyn Connell Edmondson and husband Paul; niece: Makenzie Grose; nephew: Tanner Grose; and brother-in-law: Stan Fox and wife Anne and their 8 children; Furbabies: Wingo, Fred, and Lacey. A memorial service will be Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. at The Richmond on Greene, 725 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901, with The Rev. John Chambers officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening prior to the service from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Richmond on Greene. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Equine Rescue of Aiken, 532 Glenwood Dr., Aiken, SC 29803 or to Hopeful Hounds, Inc., P.O. Box 285, Grovetown, GA 30813. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com

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