Anthony Lynn Connor, 67, of Beech Bluff passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023, at his home. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug/ 19, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel with Stan Smith officiating. Burial followed at Chester County Memory Gardens with Jimmy Newsom officiating. The family received friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue from 5-8 p.m. on Friday and from 9-11 a.m. service time Saturday.
He was born Dec. 3, 1955, in Chester County and grew up in the New Friendship Community, the son of the late Kent and Marie Johnson Connor. He graduated from Chester County High School in 1973 and married Barbara Dianne Newsom. They made their home at New Friendship for 40 years.
He worked at Duck’s Carpet for 25 years and then retired from Crossroads Building Supply in 2020. He loved traveling across the US and had visited Germany, Austria, France and England. He enjoyed golfing and loved his wife, daughter, and grandchildren deeply. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Henderson.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dianne Connor; his daughter April (Randy) Hunt of Buford, Ga.; two brothers, Jimmy (Sherry) Connor of Jacks Creek and Jason (Brandy) Connor of Henderson; two grandchildren, Savannah Hunt and Caroline Hunt; and his sister-in-law, Debra Connor.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bobby Connor.