May 31, 1944 - October 20, 2016
Daniel “Dan” McConnell, 72, of Urbana, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 in the Ohio State University Medical Center.
He was born May 31, 1944 in Urbana and was a 1963 graduate of Urbana High School. Dan retired from International Harvester. He was the owner and operator of several businesses including, McConnell’s Pizza, Tropical Fish & Pet Supply and traveled with the Carnival running games and concession trailers. He was a member of the Harmony Lodge #8 F. & A.M., Urbana. Dan enjoyed gambling and he never met a stranger. He also enjoyed socializing with friends over food and coffee. Dan especially loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Linda McConnell; his daughters, Cheryl (Derrick) Davis, and Melissa (Aaron) Huffman; his grandchildren Kacey, Michael II, and Carson McConnell, Bradley and Brent Long, Brianna Allen, and Andrew McConnell, Heather, Tanner, Nicholas, and Gunnar Huffman; his great grandsons, Bradley, Gage, Donovan, and Bentley; and his brothers, Charles (Melinda) McConnell, Robert (Ellen) McConnell, and Bill McConnell.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Laura (Huffman) McConnell; his son, Michael McConnell; great grandson, Leland Michael McConnell and his sister-in-law, Connie McConnell.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, with Masonic Services being held at 8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in the funeral home with Pastor Tony Pena officiating. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
My heart is with you at this hard time. I can remember as a kid growing up danny mike mom and a friend of the family would all be talking on the cb radio and I can remember Dan an mike would come see me when I was a kid I’m gonna miss you Daniel boon and lefty I love you guy’s tell Connie and lil bill and mom I love them may u rest in peace Dan