Robert W. (Bob)


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Robert W. (Bob) McConnell

Dec 01 1930 - Dec 27 2005

Mr. Robert W. “Bob” McConnell, age 75 of McKinney, TX, passed away December 27, 2005 in Bonham, TX. He was born on December 1, 1930 in Gunter, TX to Richard Robert and Lola (Bledsoe) McConnell. He received degrees from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. On December 22, 1952, he married Wanda Traylor in Winters, TX. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He served 52 years in music ministry in churches in Texas, Louisiana, and Tennessee. At the time of his death, he was a member of Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church, in Allen, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Wanda McConnell of McKinney, TX; son, Robin B. McConnell of Blue Ridge, TX; sisters, Betty Barrett of Rowlett, TX, Neva Groves of Plano, TX, and Janis Hodges of Blue Ridge, TX; brother, Alton McConnell of Whitesboro, TX. His parents preceded him in death. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 29, 2005, at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Dennis George officiating. Graveside services will follow at 4:00 PM, at Macomb Cemetery near Whitesboro, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 1015 SH 121, Allen, TX 75013.
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