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Obituary for Robert McConnell

January 27, 1939 - July 30, 2017

Robert Lynn "Bobby" McConnell, 78, of Owens Cross Roads, passed away Sunday.

He was a 1957 Huntsville High School graduate and attended the University of Alabama and UAH. He was employed at Bragg's of Huntsville for 45 years. He was elected and served on the Owens Cross Roads City Council and coached YMCA baseball, basketball and football.

He was preceded in death by father, Atkinson Frank McConnell, mother, Rowena Reid McConnell, and granddaughter, Kayla Leeann McConnell.

Surviving are wife, Linda Tabor McConnell, daughter, Kristin Ann (Butch) Gann, son, Michael Lynn (Sherrie) McConnell, son, Robert Joel (Lynn) McConnell, grandchildren, Dusty Sanders, Sydney Gann, Sara Gann, Zach Davis, Sydney Davis, and Emma, Caden, Blake and Collin McConnell.

Visitation will be Thursday 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will follow at 4:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations to be made to CCI, 3601 CCI Dr, Huntsville, AL 35805 or Brindlee Mountain High School Athletics c/o Memorial fund for Bob McConnell, 994 Scant City Road, Guntersville, AL 35976.

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New Hope, AL 35760

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