Fred W. McConnell Jr.

Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Funeral Service


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 05, 2019
Location: Bauer Turner Funeral Home

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Fred W. McConnell Jr., 70 of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday February 1, 2019 at his home.  He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio January 10, 1949 a son of the late Fred W. McConnell Sr. and Phyllis Flynn McConnell.

He retired with 40 years of service with Monroe Auto Parts.  He was a member of the Cameron Church of Christ, was an avid Ohio State Fan, and loved his grandkids and had a great love for animals.

Fred’s final gift was being an organ tissue eye donor to the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law Dean Keevert, and sister-in-law Susan McConnell.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Bertschy McConnell of Woodsfield, son Craig (Monica) McConnell of Woodsfield, daughter Kayla McConnell of Dayton, Ohio, brother Mack McConnell of Sardis, Ohio, sisters Dorothy Keevert of Woodsfield, and Beverly Brown of Las Vegas, Nevada, four grandchildren Hunter, Tristan, Nicholas, and Adrian, and his beloved pet and best buddy Rusty.  

Friends received from 4 – 8 p.m. Tuesday February 5, 2019 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio.  Inurnment will take place at a later date.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Monroe County Squad 4, PO Box 624 Woodsfield, Ohio, and or My Young and Old Fur Babies c/o Wesbanco 101 N. Sycamore St. Woodsfield, Ohio.  

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Barbara Reischman
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
My deepest condolences. Sending prayers of strength.

Vivian and Joe decker
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Dear Joyce and family , we want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this very difficult time.

Christine Bolon Brown
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
To you all, my sincerest sympathy for your loss..
Thoughts and prayers!

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Joyce and Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of Fred. I have known this kind, friendly, and generous person for over 50 years. I have never known anyone who was always smiling or laughing, and so fun to be around. I know you and Fred had a special marriage, so remember all those great memories you both made. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. In Christian Love, Pandora

Beverly Brown
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
My heart is broken knowing your gone but you will always be in my memory. Even though we took different directions in life we were always family and I knew you were there now your gone and it leaves a void in my heart. Love your sister Bev

Monica McConnell
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
I know I have only known Fred for 4 years, but it did not take long to realize how good of a man he was! I am so blessed to have been taken into him family and to be able to say he was my father in law. You will be missed so much Fred. I promise to take care of Craig and your grandkids the best I can and always be there for them. I know how much you loved them and they love you so much as well. Rest in Peace.

Tammy Morris O'Brien
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Joyce and family, I am so sorry for your lost. Prayers for strength during this difficult time and for peace to find you.

Janet Henthorn
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Joyce and family,
Sending thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I am sure Fred will be deeply missed.

Tom Evans
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
I knew Fred years ago from dealing at the parts store , always a great guy to be around. Prayers to the family.

Dave Donna Secrest
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
To the family of Fred, So sad to see this. Our deepest sympathy. Prayers to God to provide comfort and strength.

Steve and Denise Harris
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Joyce, We are sorry to learn of Fred's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Prayers for God's peace and comfort.

Heather Shively
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
My heart and prayers are with your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending you all of my love.

Sheilla, Sascha, CJ Wise and Myka, Kydan, Lyli, And Jailey..
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Joyce, and Family;
Our utmost and deepest sympathy in All Your Loss. Especially to you Joyce, as his loving wife. Fred was always good to us, bringing stuff for the kids, tomatoes, and always was trying to be helpful. You both had a Wonderful marriage, that could easily be seen. God Bless you all through these difficult times. May you Cherish the Memories..If you need anything, please let me know.
In Deepest Sympathy,
Sheilla and Family

Trudy & Sherman Pyles
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
Sending our heartfelt condolences. May God provide comfort and strength.

Mike and Barb McGlone
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
With greatest respect for your sudden lose. May you find comfort in your family.

Bonnie Smith Liebhart
   Posted Sun February 03, 2019
My dear cousin Freddie I remember playing under the Camern bridge catching craw daddies with you as kids. Sending love and prayers to your family

Lucile English
   Posted Mon February 04, 2019
Joyce, Kayla and Craig, Deepest sympathy to you all during this difficult time. Fred was a great man that will be missed. May God give you strength and comfort at this time.

John, Ashley and Jason Yocca
   Posted Mon February 04, 2019
Dear Joyce, Craig, and Kayla, we are so very sorry to hear of Fred's passing. The most important quality a man can possess is a love for his family. Fred was a great Husband, Father and Grandfather who loved his family so very much. Our thoughts and prayers are extended to you during this most difficult time.

Donna Drum Parr
   Posted Mon February 04, 2019
Dear Ones,
So sorry to hear about Fred passing. Sending lots of prayers and asking God to help all of u to mend your broken hearts. God Bless all of the family.

Michael E Cox
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Bruce Yarnall
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
My condolences on the loss of your beloved Fred. Our father, Willis Yarnall, thought the world of Fred. They not only enjoyed a long working relationship at Monroe Auto Parts, they were also good friends. May God bless and comfort you with all of the special, loving memories his life at this time of profound grief.

Bruce Yarnall
Washington, DC

Vickie (Smith) Myers
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
Was so very sad and sorry to hear of our cousin Fred’s passing. Sending lots of love, hugs, and prayers to all the family. God give you comfort and strength at this time as only HE can. Love you

Dick &nd Sharon (McConnell) Harris
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
So sorry to Hear of Fred's passing. Praying for the family!

Chantay Davis
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Joyce and family;
So sorry to hear of your loss. Sending prayers and condolences your way.
God Bless.

Dave and Rose Nething
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss ,Dave really like Fred. Will be miss by all Dave and Rose Nething

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