Obituary of Thomas "Tom" William McConnell
Thomas William McConnell of Mt. Gilead, NC, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019, surrounded by his family.
Thomas, the son of the late Henry William McConnell and the late Genevieve Rose Nagle McConnell, was a man whose life revolved around his country, his church and his loving family. Thomas spent his life working as a mechanic and was a fireman. He served in the United States Army from 1960-1963.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sharon A. McConnell; two daughters: Wendy A. McConnell of Mt. Gilead, NC, and Misty M. Barbour and husband David, of Mt. Gilead, NC; one son: Robert C. McConnell of Norwood, NC; one brother, Clarence (Shorty) McConnell and wife Tootsie of West Palm Beach, FL; and one sister: Agnes M. McHenry of West Palm Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren. Thomas was preceded in death by one brother Frank V. McConnell.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Church, 1715 Pleasant Grove Church Rd., Mt. Gilead, NC, with the Rev. Reese English officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 103, Troy, NC, 27371.
On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the McConnell family.