Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Charles Arthur Conner

06/25/1935 - 04/17/2022

Charles Arthur Conner, age 86 of Hayesville, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022.

Charles was born in Delaware County, IN to the late Charles and Bertha Huxhold Conner. Before moving to Hayesville in 1985, Charles had lived in Muncie, Indiana. He had worked at General Motors for over 30 years and had been an amateur radio operator since 1962. He loved music, loved dancing and camping. He also enjoyed model rail roading, enjoyed retirement and was a volunteer at Truett Camp. Charles was the head deacon at Shady Grove Baptist Church, a Sunday School teacher that worked tirelessly for church and greeted everyone on Sunday mornings. Charles was a United States Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Allene Smith Conner; infant siblings, Theresa and John Conner; and brothers, Glenn, Ronald and Leslie Conner.

He is survived by a daughter, Lisa Melody Conner of Mebane, NC; a brother Marvin L. Conner of Lakeland, FL; and many nieces and nephews he loved dearly.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Hayesville, NC. Rev. Richard Roberson and Rev. David Feathers will officiate. Burial will be at Scroggins Cemetery in Jamestown, TN with military graveside rites. Pallbearers will be Jeff Penland, Don Nevelle, Robert Mull, Steve Horton, Steve Little and Ray Dyson.

The family will receive friends from 10am - 11am on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 prior to service.

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