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Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park

1900 E. Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN

OBITUARY

Ronald Edgar McConnell

December 9, 1948June 6, 2020

Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and I am life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, yet shall they live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die.” John 11:25

Ronald Edgar McConnell, age 71, of Johnson City, TN went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Snowflake, Virginia, a son of the late Herman and Virginia McConnell.

Ronald was a graduate of Gate City High School and Steed College. He was of the Methodist faith.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Ann McConnell; his adoring son, Wesley McConnell; one sister, Brenda Lowder and husband Mike; and one nephew, Matthew Lowder.

Per his request, there will be no visitation service. A Private Committal Service and Interment will be held in the Garden of Meditation at Monte Vista Memorial Park with Dr. Tommy Hood officiating.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the professional staff of ICU at Johnson City Medical Center for all their love and wonderful care that was provided.

Arrangements especially for Mr. Ronald Edgar McConnell and his family have been made through Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 1900 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN; 423-282-2631.

Services

  • A Private Committal Service & Interment

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John Osborne

June 9, 2020

I’m so sorry to hear of Ronnie’s passing. I had not seen him in years, but we grew up together in Snowflake. We went to Greenwood Elementary and graduated from Gate City High School. We saw him every Sunday at church. Ronnie was a year older, but he was a good friend during the early part of my life. We knew Brenda, his mom and dad, and his grandparents. Ronnie was raised in a Christian home and I’m sure he was a great husband and father. Looking forward to seeing you in Heaven.

Beverly Smith

June 9, 2020

Oh Mary Ann, I am so sorry. Please call me whenever you can. Love you, Beverly

Carolyn McCoy Elliott

June 9, 2020

Spent many times at Herman and Jenny's playing with Ronnie and Belinda. Wonderful memories of all those times together. So saddened by Ronnie's passing but rest assured you will be reunited one day and He is in the arms of His Loving Father. My condolences to your family and prayers for each of you at this difficult time.

Terry Dean

June 9, 2020

So sorry to hear of my cousin's passing. I haven't seen Ronnie in many years. Brenda and Matt, I can remember stopping in at your dad and grandad's home at Snowflake when I was a kid. Herman and my dad would go over all the old stuff they did as kids. I am pretty sure they were 1st cousins. I was a freshman when Ronnie was a senior at Gate City High. I wish I had inherited the "slim" gene that that side of the McConnell clan had.

Teresa Roberts

June 9, 2020

I'm so very sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. Mary Ann, I'm sending my deepest condolences and much love to you and wesley during this difficult time. Please contact me. I would love to see you and hug you. Love you

Linda Dishner

June 9, 2020

Love and prayers for you all. I have so many fond and happy memories of our childhood together!

Love, Linda

Bob Quillen

June 8, 2020