JOHN H. McCONNELL
Mr. John H. McConnell, 86, of Quincy, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday (February 18, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.
Born July 30, 1925 in Dixon, IL, John was the son of Charles and Margaret Rosenbaum McConnell. He married Patricia J. Wilson on June 23, 1962 in Jacksonville, IL. She survives.
John was an accomplished wood carver and furniture builder. He also built his own home.
He was employed at Gardner-Denver for 40 years as a machinist, drill operator, tool and dye maker and inspector.
Survivors include his wife Patricia, one daughter Becky Judeh and her husband Asaad of Kathleen, GA; one son Terry John McConnell and his wife Ginny of Springfield, IL; a mother in-law Virginia F. Wilson of Quincy; seven grandchildren Todd Crane, Mark Crane, Stephanie Long, Patrick McConnell, Sean McConnell, Sarah Judeh and Joseph Judeh; one brother Bob McConnell of Dixon, IL also surviving are five great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mr. McConnell was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and five sisters.
There will be no visitation. A private family graveside service with Military Honors will be held Tuesday February 21, 2012 at 1:30 pm in Greenmount Cemetery with Rev. Edward Wilson officiating.
Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church