Advertisement

Obituaries

Obituaries

John W. Connor 1935 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for John W. Connor, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr. Connor died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at his home.He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Paul and Ruth Guber Connor.Mr. Connor served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. He worked for Kansas Power and Light and retired in 1995. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a Family History Librarian at his church for many years and a temple worker in the LDS Temple in St. Louis for two years. He then served as a missionary in the Church & Family History Mission for the LDS Church in Salt Lake City.He married Gay Harmon in 1964 in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include four sons, Paul and wife Linda, Raleigh, N.C., Brad and wife Erin, Apex, N.C., and Jeff and Kenny, both of Lawrence; three daughters, Glenda Davids and husband Kory, Lawrence, Sara Connor, Lawrence, and Stella Self, Ozawkie; a brother, Tim, and wife Sherrie, Kansas City, Kan.; 26 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Connor was preceded in death by a daughter, Darla Vossler, in 1999, and a sister, Pat Gregg.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the John Connor Memorial Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.