Alvin Edward Conner, of Greenwood Missouri passed away on February 10, 2021, at his home.
He was born on September 13, 1928, to Theodore and Hazel Conner in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the US Navy in 1945 and proudly served until 1948.
On June 1, 1952, he married Roberta Conner, the love of his life. They made their home in Raytown, Missouri and raised a family of six children. Al worked many years as a tool and die maker and later worked as an operating engineer to support his family. He was always a good provider.
Al loved to tinker and could repair almost anything. He had many hobbies and was an avid ham radio operator. He also loved to have fun with his family. There were many trips to the lake with plenty of boating, water skiing, camping activities and more. He enjoyed sharing the joys of motorcycling, mini-bike riding, model airplane flying, and miniature train sets with his children. He loved backyard barbeques. Roberta’s cheeseburgers and homemade ice cream were his favorites. He also had quite an imaginative sense of humor and loved seeing how far he could take a story.
Al retired from Baptist Medical Center in 1991. He spent the first few years of his retirement building a beautiful home with a lake view for his lovely bride. After the home was built, Al could be found most of the time in the garage tinkering, communicating with ham radio buddies. and listening to music.
Al was proceeded in death by his daughter, Michelle Alva Conner, and his parents Theodore and Hazel Conner. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Conner and 5 children: Deborah Graham (Lenexa, KS), Kathleen Howell (Shawnee, KS), Sharon Erdt (Chester, VA), Melissa Mathews (Lee’s Summit, MO) and Alvin Conner Jr (Harrisonville, MO). He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and his brother, Jerold Terence Conner.
The family will be having a small “by invitation only” gathering. They appreciate your prayers and would also like to thank St. Luke’s Hospice for the at home support and care Al was given.Service Information:
The family will be having a small “by invitation only” gathering. They appreciate your prayers and would also like to thank St. Luke’s Hospice for the at home support and care Al was given.