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Connor Jordan Dzion

Connor Jordan Dzion, 18, of Jacksonville, Florida entered the gates of Heaven on Sept. 4, 2017, due to a tragic car accident.

Connor, a 2017 magna cum laude graduate of Creekside High School, lettered in varsity golf all four years. He was a student at the University of North Florida, pursuing a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.

He was a member of the North Florida Junior Golf Foundation and the North Florida Professional Golf Association Junior Tour. He collected many tournament wins throughout his time on tour. He was also a valued employee at The Slammer and Squire golf course.

Known by many as "Peanut", he touched the hearts of everyone he knew with his keen sense of humor and quick wit.

Exactly one year before the accident, he dedicated his life to Christ.

Connor is survived by his parents, Mellissa (Hendrix) and David Dzion, brother, Colin Dzion, Jessica Dzion (wife of David), Thomas Hammond (boyfriend of Mellissa), grandparents, Janice Hendrix, Michael and Dolores Dzion, girlfriend, Tori Carpenter, brother's girlfriend, Alexis Mickey, and his beloved boxer Cali. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Bobby Hendrix.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations are made in Connor's name to the North Florida Junior Golf Foundation via the link on their website www.nfjg.org.

Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Friday (today), Sept. 15, and from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin.

The Funeral Service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, followed by interment in Oaklawn Cemetery, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207.

Connor's family will host a casual celebration of his life at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course on Sunday Sept. 17, 1- 4 p.m. Please bring a copy of your favorite picture of Connor to leave with them. They would like to share your memories of "Our Champion Angel."

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223. www.hgmandarin.com (904) 288-0025.

Published in St. Augustine Record from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, 2017
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