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Walter Eugene McConnell, Sr.

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 10th, 2013

Walter Eugene McConnell, Sr., age 91, of Globe, Ariz. passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at Heritage Healthcare Center in Globe.

He was born in Phoenix, Ariz. on Sept. 14, 1921, the son of Virgil Eugene. and Dorothy May (Anderson) McConnell.

Walter was raised around Yuma, Ariz., and also lived in Phoenix, but spent the majority of his life in Globe, Ariz. He worked as Auto mechanic for Inspiration Copper Company. He enjoyed reading, fishing and going on day trips with his church and family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Johnnie B. McConnell in 1978; and his daughter, Sara McConnell.

Walter is survived by his children, Carl McConnell, W. Eugene McConnell Jr., Virginia Justiniano (Ruben), David McConnell (Debra), Mary Myrick (Pete), and Betty Jackson (Lloyd); and numerous grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at 9 a.m. at Lamont Mortuary Chapel in Globe, Ariz.

Funeral Services will follow at 10 a.m. at Lamont Mortuary Chapel.

Interment will be at Mountain Breeze Memorial Gardens in Miami, Ariz.

Family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be sent to: Seventh Day Adventist Church P.O. Box 287 Globe, AZ 85502

Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.

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