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James Earl Conner, Jr.

December 18, 1946 — February 26, 2024

Christiansburg

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James Earl Conner Jr, 77, of Christiansburg, passed away Monday February 26, 2024. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and friend to many.
 
He retired after 47 years with the United States Postal Service and was a Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed stock car racing and had many years of success and enjoyment with his wife as co-owners of Conner Racing.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents James Early Conner and Genova Hundley Conner and sister Joyce Faye Conner Abbott.
 
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lillian Carol Willis Conner; daughter Rhonda Conner-Morgan and son-in-law Anthony Morgan; grandsons Brock Collins (Becky) and  Ryan Collins (Brittany);  great grandchildren Grayson, Hayden, Mackenzie, Carson, and Conner; sister Carolyn Conner King; brother Jay Conner (Diane); brother-in-law Michael Willis (Wanda); and sister-in-law Ruth Price; and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024 in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 to 1:00 at the funeral home.

 

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Visitation

Saturday, March 2, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Horne Funeral Home & Cremation Service

1300 S Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Horne Funeral Home & Cremation Service

1300 S Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073

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Interment

Saturday, March 2, 2024

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