OBIT – Thomas L. Connell

AUSTIN/MISSION – Thomas “Tom” L. Connell, 67, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015.

Mr. Connell was born on Nov. 3, 1948, in Mission to Tommy and Juanita Emmons Connell. He was a 1968 graduate of Mission High School. In 1969, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He was a third generation plumber in Mission and later moved to Austin where he was employed by Palm Harbour Homes.

Survivors include his brother, Tim Connell of New Braunfels.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Ron and Terry.

A graveside service was held on Dec. 7 at Valley Memorial Gardens. Rev. Jim Nelson of St. John’s Episcopal Church officiated.

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