Joe William Conner Sr.

September 9, 1932March 4, 2018

Joe William Conner Sr., 85 of Bentonville, AR surrounded by family passed onto his Savior Jesus Christ on March 4, 2018. Joe was born in Bentonville on Sept 9, 1932 to Cevil and Cora Lee (Lindner) Conner. After graduation from BHS in 1950, Joe entered the US Air Force and served his country for four years attaining an E5 rank. He then attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville graduating in 1958. On June 7, 1956, Joe married his sweetheart Shirley Faye Moore and they enjoyed 49 wonderful years together in marriage. Joe’s career working with the US Government Dept. of Defense spanned 30+ yrs. Joe also worked at Walmart in Bentonville for 13 yrs. and retired in 2005. Joe was also a 32nd degree Mason. Joe will be forever remembered for his love of his savior Jesus Christ, his family, his country and last but not least, his Razorbacks! WPS! He is preceded in death by his parents Cevil Conner who died in WWII and Paul Lindner and Cora Lee Gammil (Conner) Lindner and his first wife Shirley Faye (Moore) Conner. He is survived by his son Joe (Kim) Conner of Coppell, TX, Marcus ( Jan) Conner of Bentonville; and his daughters Cindy (Dean) Hunt of Bentonville, Jennifer Conner of Bentonville; grandchildren Stacey(Hunt) Kaundart, John Conner, Kristy (Hunt) Branscum, Patrick Conner and Marshall Conner; great- grandchildren Hannah Kaundart, Olivia Kaundart, Jude Michael Branscum, Annslee Branscum, and Mackenzie Conner. Joe is also survived by his wife Sherry Gaylyean (Campbell) Conner and her children Kelly (Randy) Rose and Chuck Campbell; step-grandchildren Devin Gamache, Candice Reshef, and McKaylee Campbell; step-great-grandchild Olivia Walker. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Little Flock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice or your local animal shelter. Arrangements are under the care of Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers.


  • John Conner, Pallbearer
  • Patrick Conner, Pallbearer
  • Marshall Conner, Pallbearer
  • Jason Kaundart, Pallbearer
  • Jack Branscum, Pallbearer
  • Randy Rose, Pallbearer


  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 8, 2018

Joe William Conner Sr.

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Jerry and Sharon Young

March 8, 2018

Wonderful times with Joe and Sherry. Too many to list. Joe you will be missed so much.

Gene Bland

March 8, 2018

Sherry and the Conner family...sincere regrets on your loss. Gene Bland