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Scott McConnell

November 7, 1959 December 24, 2018
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Marion - Scott McConnell, 59, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2018, at his residence in Marion.
Scott worked for the City of Marion as a Leadman for the Waste Water Treatment Plant for 30 years.
Scott enjoyed being a part of his community and spent time as part of the Marion High School Chain Gang. He was very passionate fan of sports and loved everything about the St. Louis Cardinals.
Scott was a Friend to All, known for never meeting a stranger, and always ready to lend a hand.
Scott’s proudest accomplishment was the life he built with his wife and children.
Scott was a member of the Marion Knights of Columbus. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church where he also served as a eucharistic minister. He enjoyed helping with all Knights of Columbus events.
Scott was born November 7, 1959, in Herrin to Carl & Shirley (Billings) McConnell.
Scott married Sherry Slankard on October 21, 1989, at the 2nd Baptist Church in Herrin.
Surviving Scott is his wife, Sherry McConnell of Marion; two sons, Jeremy McConnell of Seattle, WA and Austin McConnell & his fiancé Lezlie Garrison of Marion; two brothers, Keith McConnell of Arlington, TX and Kevin McConnell of Marion, IL; two sisters, Karen & Scott Kee of Johnston City, IL and Kristy & Eric Whitton of Marion, IN; aunt and uncle, Dolores & Ron “Peanuts” McConnell of Herrin, IL; aunt, Jane Billings of Hammond, IN; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Betty and Melvin Staton; and sister-in-law, Kathy McConnell.
Services will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Fr. Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Herrin City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Dec

10:00 AM 12/29/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Dec

12:00 PM 12/29/2018 12:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Herrin City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States
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