Harrell Eugene Conners Sr., 85, of McLean died on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in McLean.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Cremation and arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of McLean.
Harrell Eugene Conners Sr., also known as “Papa”, “Grandpa”, and “Alfudo”, passed away on September 12, 2018 at the age of 85, in the presence of his family. Harrell was living at the McLean Care Center in McLean, Texas where he was close to his family and cared for very well during his stay. He is survived by his wife Katsue Conners; sons: Harrel Conners Jr. and wife Tina Marie Conners, Marlin and Deletta Conners, Marvin Conners and adopted son Dean Alderate; grandchildren: Emily Conners and Mike Curry, Jerry and Amber Bauer, Harrell III and Hope Conners, Sean and Stephanie Bauer, Heather Conners and Jason Forster, Jacob Conners and fiancée Chloe Tyler, Daniel and Jessica Conners, and Nathanael Conners. Grandpa also had great-grandchildren, that he felt so blessed to meet.
Harrell was born on August 19, 1933 in Wichita, Kansas. He joined the Navy at 17 years of age, where he served his country for nearly 12 years. He also served during the Korean War. Harrel and his beautiful wife Katsue Conners where married in December of 1961. They started their life together in California. Harrell loved camping, going to the San Diego Zoo, and taking care of his family. Harrell always lent a helping hand to whomever needed.
Harrell loved his grandchildren dearly and loved filming them on adventures they would all take together or just around the house, making funny faces with them and hugs for all.
We the family would like to say thank you to all the staff at the McLean Care Center that went above and beyond their duties to care for our special guy. You all are amazing in what you do daily and appreciated more than words can explain.
A very heartwarming thank you to his hospice aide Peggy, you are an angel who was always patient and caring.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that a donation be made in Harrell Sr.’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Foundation at www.alzfdn.org.