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Jeffrey Delond Conner

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“deepest sorrow for all of you but much love! i will greatly miss my friend. ”
1 of 163 | Posted by: stan/penny carter - candler, NC

“He is family,friend,mentor,coach. He has watched us grow, rise and succeed. Our memorable times include his watchful eye. He will now watch us as...Read More »
2 of 163 | Posted by: Tracy King - Charlotte, NC

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Conner will always hold a special place in our hearts! ”
3 of 163 | Posted by: Jamie Robinson Padgett - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and so many lives he has touched. ”
4 of 163 | Posted by: Kim Grooms-Hoyle - Asheville, NC

“To the Conner Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Jeff on the side lines,Coming to Pisgah games to support his son, and the...Read More »
5 of 163 | Posted by: Anita Churm - Canton, NC

“Dear Conner Family, Jeff and I grew up together in Oak Hill Church and had good times there. I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for...Read More »
6 of 163 | Posted by: Sharon Galloway Ashe - NC

“We are so sorry for your loss, your family will be in our prayers. The Moss and Bennett family ”
7 of 163 | Posted by: Sherman and Jackie Moss - candler, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about Jeff I had no idea. My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family. ”
8 of 163 | Posted by: tracy mitchell - weaverville, NC

“Dear Conner Family, Please know that each of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jeff was a great football player at Enka and coach. He will be...Read More »
9 of 163 | Posted by: Glenda Bailey Shepardson - NC

“Praying for family and friends that GOD will comfort you in your time of grief. ”
10 of 163 | Posted by: Melinda Ingle - Smyrna, GA

“Conner family Wishing you great comfort in this time of sorrow. Coach Conner was a great man. My mother, Carolyn,who passed in 94, worked with...Read More »
11 of 163 | Posted by: Dean Weber - Fairview, NC

“Joe and Family, Please know that my family and I will be praying for you! Lose is hard, but with God, all things are possible! ”
12 of 163 | Posted by: Roger Long - Mills River, NC

“Jeff Conner Family: There are many people who influence a person’s life; however, Coach Jeff Conner impacted no other life more than he has...Read More »
13 of 163 | Posted by: Connie Rogers-Newcome - Glen Rock, PA

“I am so sorry for your loss and you have been in my thoughts and prayers. I remember how handsome Jeff was as a star athlete when I was at Enka ...Read More »
14 of 163 | Posted by: Ronnee Eller - Philadelphia, PA

“My prayers are for all of you in the family... particularly Wes and Clint, who I remember best... your father's sudden passing has to hurt. I am so...Read More »
15 of 163 | Posted by: Charlie Sams - Asheville, NC

“I didn't get to come to the memorial service cause I was at Justin Boone's funeral.I am so sorry I missed it.I guess the sweetest memory I have is of...Read More »
16 of 163 | Posted by: Vicki Holloway Parker - Candler, NC

“I wanted to express my condolences to the Conner family for their loss. I along with everyone from Clyde A. Erwin class of 1982 will always remember ...Read More »
17 of 163 | Posted by: Lisa Nesbit - Mooresville, NC

“To the Conner Family, I have many fond memories of Coach Conner, from Erwin to playing softball with Trinity Methodist when he helped coach us. ...Read More »
18 of 163 | Posted by: paige dowdle - spartanburg, SC

“My greatest memory of Jeff is seeing a smile on his face everyday. I can not tell you how pleased he was with what a great family he had. When I...Read More »
19 of 163 | Posted by: Tylor Freeman - family friend

“To Clint, Wes and the Conner Family, My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time of loss. Coach Conner provided myself and...Read More »
20 of 163 | Posted by: Marc Allen - Southlake, TX

“Wes, Clint & Conner family - I'm praying for Gods mercy and grace to cover you in this very difficult time of loss. I was out of town and unable to...Read More »
21 of 163 | Posted by: Mark Raymer - Enka, NC

“to the conner family, i only saw jeff once in a while over the years and he was always so kind. may God bless all of his family and loved ones. ”
22 of 163 | Posted by: mike raymer - asheville, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. May God Bless each one of you. ”
23 of 163 | Posted by: Steven Holbrook - Candler, NC

“Dear Conner family I was a student of Coach Conner (1982) he was a kind man sorry for your loose. Roger L. Yarborough ”
24 of 163 | Posted by: Roger L. Yarborough - NC

“Dear Connor Family ~ Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. You are blessed to have such great support and love from your...Read More »
25 of 163 | Posted by: Phyllis Jamison - Asheville, NC

“To the Conner family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Coach Conner will be forever remembered by the Erwin Class...Read More »
26 of 163 | Posted by: Janet Warren Wilson - Alexander, NC

“I want to take this time and offer my deepest sympathy and sincere well wishes to you and the members of your family in this your time of loss. Coach...Read More »
27 of 163 | Posted by: Chris Smith - Gray, TN

“To the Conner family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Jacqui Perry Class of 1982 ”
28 of 163 | Posted by: Jacqui Perry - Asheville, NC

“Coach Conner gave the Erwin Class of 1982 such exciting memories. We are so grateful for our chance to have him as our Coach and mentor during those...Read More »
29 of 163 | Posted by: Judy Fisher King - Ogden, UT

“Joe, Marianna and Boys, You are in our thoughts and prayers as we share in your loss. We will miss a wonderful coach, friend and neighbor. ...Read More »
30 of 163 | Posted by: Jerry and Lorna Wilkins - Candler, NC

“Conner Family, Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. Death is so hard and there will be MANY hard days ahead of you all, remember all of the...Read More »
31 of 163 | Posted by: Gail and Don Trantham - Candler, NC

“To the Connor family, my sincere and heart felt sympathy is extended to each and every one of you. What a great person and firey coach and competitor...Read More »
32 of 163 | Posted by: Judy Stroud - Hendersonville, NC

“Conner Family, So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
33 of 163 | Posted by: Barbara Netherton Slagle - NC

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of such a great competitor, athlete, classmate M.H.C., and friend. Competing against him in H.S. B ball and...Read More »
34 of 163 | Posted by: Patrick Lanning and family - NC

“We want you to know that we will treasure the memories of Greg coaching with Jeff at Enka High in the 90's. Jeff was a good friend and colleague. Our...Read More »
35 of 163 | Posted by: Greg and Lynn Bailey - Canton, NC

“Joe and Marianna, So sorry for your loss. Growing up in the Enka community and living across the pasture from the best high school player in WNC was...Read More »
36 of 163 | Posted by: Kim Arrowood Bass - Fairview, NC

“To the Conner Family: I was saddened to hear of Jeff's untimely passing. He was a wonderful person. ”
37 of 163 | Posted by: Charlene Dover - Leicester, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless. ”
38 of 163 | Posted by: Beth Plemmons Fultz - Arden, NC

“Joe, Marianna, Wes, Clint, and family, We share in the many comforting messages from the Candler community and from afar as we keep you in our...Read More »
39 of 163 | Posted by: John and Elaine Sutton - Candler, NC

“THE Conner Family Im am soory for the lose of Jeff. He was a great friend and classmate we shared alot of baseball memories may GOd bless your...Read More »
40 of 163 | Posted by: Kenny Lance - Asheville n.c., NC

“Sorry for your loss. ”
41 of 163 | Posted by: Patricia - Newton, NC

“You're all in our prayers. ”
42 of 163 | Posted by: Darrell L Reece - Pleasant Garden, NC

“John and I are so sorry to hear that you have lost Jeff. What a fine man and loving father.We enjoyed our times together with him playing football...Read More »
43 of 163 | Posted by: John and Peggy Wilson - Asheville, NC

“I am deeply sadden to hear of your lost.We played many baseball games against Enka. We have lost a great friend,person and educator in this county...Read More »
44 of 163 | Posted by: Calvin Meece - Arden, NC

“Wes, clint, and the entire conner family, Please accept our deepest sypmathy you are in ourthoughts and prayers ”
45 of 163 | Posted by: Tommy and Kristy Brooks - candler, NC

“Conner Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Coach Conner was such a good man. He was my favorite for all 4 years of high school... even though...Read More »
46 of 163 | Posted by: Tiffany McKinney - Candler, NC

“To the family of Jeff Conner,. Gus and I share in your sorrow in the loss of Jeff, he is now hand in hand with our Lord and walking along with Joleen...Read More »
47 of 163 | Posted by: Shirley and Gus Colagerakis - NC

“My thoughts & prayers are with all of you during this sad, difficult time. Coach Conner was always very kind to me during his tenure at Erwin High...Read More »
48 of 163 | Posted by: Mikki Hunter Lewis - Weaverville, NC

“Mr. and Mrs. Conner, Wess, Clint, Russ, Rafe, Katy, Madison, and Tyson; my thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. May God wrap you in His...Read More »
49 of 163 | Posted by: Debbie Brown Sitton - Candler, NC

“Sorry for your loss. I didn't play for Coach, but I was in the football program at the high school during my freshman and sophomore years when he was...Read More »
50 of 163 | Posted by: Greg Deal - Abbeville, SC

“Dear Conner Family, I am deeply saddened by Jeff's passing. Jeff and I shared many exciting times during our high school years. We shared triumphs...Read More »
51 of 163 | Posted by: Wayne Harris - San Antonio, TX

“Wes, Clint & Conner family - "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." Our thoughts are with you and...Read More »
52 of 163 | Posted by: Emily Sutton Dezio - Candler, NC

“Wes, Clint & Conner Family, I was sad to hear about your dad's passing. I always admired him as a person and as a teacher & coach. I'll never...Read More »
53 of 163 | Posted by: Clay Satterfield - Fairview, NC

“Maryanna Joe Anita and family so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. May God be with you and your families keeping you in his loving embrace Our...Read More »
54 of 163 | Posted by: Woody and Beverly Bumgardner - NC

“Dear Connor Family, My deepest sympathy on the death of a beloved son, father, and grandfather. His life touched thousands through his work, his...Read More »
55 of 163 | Posted by: Amy (Goforth) Taylor - Greer, SC

“It is very sad to hear about Jeff. It has been a long time since we were neighbors on Oak View Rd. My thoughts and prayers go with the family. ”
56 of 163 | Posted by: Wayne Hamlin - Asheville, NC

“Dear Connor Family, Just thinking of Jeff makes me smile. I remember him as a student in one of my first classes. His smile would light up the...Read More »
57 of 163 | Posted by: June Brendle - Asheville, NC

“Dear Connor Family, Just thinking of Jeff makes me smile. I remember him as a student in one of my first classes. His smile would light up the...Read More »
58 of 163 | Posted by: June Brendle - Asheville, NC

“Conner Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy and know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Malachi also sends his prayers to...Read More »
59 of 163 | Posted by: Allison Wilson Morgan - Candler, NC

“Conner family, Very sorry to hear about Jeff, he was loved by many and coached one of my best friends, my father worked with Joe and I am blessed to...Read More »
60 of 163 | Posted by: Steven Farmer - high point, NC

“Conner family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God will always be with you for He has given us this promise, "For...Read More »
61 of 163 | Posted by: Nancy Smith - Asheville, NC

“Our deepest condolences go out to you. You all are in our prayers. The Medford Family ”
62 of 163 | Posted by: Jim Medford - Asheville, NC

“Wes, Clint, Joe and Marianna, we just knew that Jeff was going to pull through this. We are so sorry for your loss. It seems like we have known...Read More »
63 of 163 | Posted by: Van & Debbie Allen - Canton, NC

“Jeff Connor Family, I am very sadden for your loss. I have very fond memories of Coach Connor. He allowed me to work on his coaching staff in...Read More »
64 of 163 | Posted by: Shane Norris (Junior) - Leicester, NC

“Conner family. I am sorry for your loss.There is nothing that anyone person can say that will fill your void or lighten your hearts.Just know that...Read More »
65 of 163 | Posted by: Candie Cooper - Candler, NC

“Jeff was a good friend. He will be a great loss to all who knew him. Judy Cooper ”
66 of 163 | Posted by: Judy Maples Cooper - Asheville, NC

“FAMILY AND FRIENDS, I HAVEN'T SEEN JEFF FOR PROBABLY 30 YEARS AND I KNOW THAT HIS INFECTIOUS SMILE AND POSSITIVE ATTITUDE NEVER CHANGED, I...Read More »
67 of 163 | Posted by: ROB TREXLER - HOUSTON, TX

“Dear Conner family, My heart goes out to you during this very sad and difficult time. I'm so sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of Coach...Read More »
68 of 163 | Posted by: Karena Lance McCoy - Candler, NC

“Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. ”
69 of 163 | Posted by: A Friend and Rival From Long Ago - NC

“Marianna and Joe, God be with you both during this difficult time. I have and will continue to pray for you and your family. Please tell Clint...Read More »
70 of 163 | Posted by: Gail (Lancaster) Morgan - NC

“Conner Family and Many Friends, I am so sorry for the loss of Jeff. I cannot imagine what you are going through. Many people have had and will...Read More »
71 of 163 | Posted by: Janie Moore - Winston-Salem, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this sad period. May God be with you during the coming days. ”
72 of 163 | Posted by: Darren Dawson - Dunn, NC

“Just to let you know you and your family are in our thoughts & prayers. Jeff influenced many in his lifetime. ”
73 of 163 | Posted by: Dan Gasperson Family - Ashevile, NC

“To the Conner Family, There are no words...I will focus on the wonderful memories - Jeff the player, Jeff the coach, Jeff the colleague, Jeff the...Read More »
74 of 163 | Posted by: Kim West - Candler, NC

“To the family: I am greatly saddened by your loss. I was a football teammate of Jeff's at Mars Hill College. I have many great memories of that...Read More »
75 of 163 | Posted by: Billy Simmons - Greensboro, NC

“Joe and Marianna, we am so sorry to learn of the loss of Jeff. May God be with you and family. Hallie and Duane Morgan ”
76 of 163 | Posted by: Duane Morgan - Rutherfordton, NC

“It's still so hard to believe. I just saw Jeff a few days before the heart attack and he looked great. I have many memories from school to all the...Read More »
77 of 163 | Posted by: Teresa Hollifield - Asheville, NC

“Joe, Marianna and Family: I cannot begin to imagine your grief at this sad time. I pray you find comfort knowing Jeff is now with Joleen in...Read More »
78 of 163 | Posted by: Diana Robinson Howard - GA

“Dear Conner Family: Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this very sad time. We will always remember Jeff. Classmate Ronnie Robinson ”
79 of 163 | Posted by: Ronnie & Brenda Robinson - NC

“I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Caleb Harbin PHS ”
80 of 163 | Posted by: Caleb Harbin - Canton, NC

“May God confort you in this time of grief. Jeff will be remembered as a great classmate, friend and coach by many. ( Enka Class "72) ”
81 of 163 | Posted by: Deb Penland Bowman - Asheville, NC

“My prayers of comfort to the family; may you find peace in your shared memories.Gods Blessings. ”
82 of 163 | Posted by: tammy wise fowler - Fairview, NC

“You are in our prayers ”
83 of 163 | Posted by: Jason & Janelle Henson - Candler, NC

“Dear Conner Family, Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers during this very sad time. Coach Conner was my basketball coach at...Read More »
84 of 163 | Posted by: Beth Blakely Kearns - Cary, NC

“Coach Conner was more than a teacher to all of his students, he was an amazing friend. He will truly be missed. ”
85 of 163 | Posted by: Sarah Davis - Asheville, NC

“To the family of Jeff, We share in the loss of Jeff, he will be missed by all who knew him and especially by the many he coached as he taught...Read More »
86 of 163 | Posted by: David Massie - Candler, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Jeff was a special person in our community and will never be forgotten. May GOD bring you peace and...Read More »
87 of 163 | Posted by: Dawnie Pressley - Candler, NC

“Dear Conner Family, I remember Coach Conner as a serious basketball coach but was always making others laugh when off the court. I never played...Read More »
88 of 163 | Posted by: Amy Taylor Griswold - Asheville, NC

“Dear Conner Family, I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Coach Conner. I have great memories of Coach at Erwin High. I played basketball for him...Read More »
89 of 163 | Posted by: Sheila Taylor Walden - Asheville, NC

“God Bless ”
90 of 163 | Posted by: Robert McElroy - durham, NC

“Sorry to hear of the loss of Jeff, our thoughts and prayers are with all of his family. ”
91 of 163 | Posted by: Doug and Margaret Caldwell - NC

“God bless your family during this difficult time. Take peace in knowing he is sitting at God's hand. Jeff was always big in life and I remember his...Read More »
92 of 163 | Posted by: Diane Stamey Fluharty - Sebastian, FL

“Jeff was a great man. He taught me things through coaching that I use now as a grown man. I will miss him. ”
93 of 163 | Posted by: Johnny Willis - Asheville, NC

“Our prayers and Thoughts are with the Conner Family love JJ and Donna Thomas (Trantham) ”
94 of 163 | Posted by: Jj and Donna Thomas - Candler, NC

“Dear Conner Family, Our thoughts and prayers to the family from two fellow classmates of EHS 1970. Doug Colgate , Knoxville,TN and Karen Stephenson ...Read More »
95 of 163 | Posted by: Doug Colgate - Knoxville, TN

“Prayers for the family. ”
96 of 163 | Posted by: Alice (Whiteside) Madden - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Jeff was a dear friend. ”
97 of 163 | Posted by: Gary and Carol Bennett - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I was in school at Enka with Jeff (class of 72). He influenced a...Read More »
98 of 163 | Posted by: Donna Shope Fowler - Canton, NC

“I am praying for your family at this very tough time. I regret that I will be unable to attend tomorrow, due to another commitment, but please feel...Read More »
99 of 163 | Posted by: Jack Brinkley - Asheville, NC

“Ross and I are so sorry for your loss. Josh and Richard always thought your Dad was special. It must be comforting knowing how many people loved and...Read More »
100 of 163 | Posted by: Patsy and Ross Trantham - Candler, NC

“Conner Family, My thoughts and prayers are with each one of you during this difficult time. Coach Conner was a very special man who touched the...Read More »
101 of 163 | Posted by: Jennifer Stines Billings - NC

“To the family of Jeff Conner: My heartfelt sorrow for your loss. From a fellow classmate of the class of 1970, Enka High. ”
102 of 163 | Posted by: Jane Britt Holt - Candler, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family in your loss of a loved one. May his memories give you peace, comfort and strength. ”
103 of 163 | Posted by: Pam Radcliff Burrell - Asheville, NC

“I did not know it would be the last time I would see you...nor did you. Thanks Jeff! ”
104 of 163 | Posted by: David Warren - Candler, NC

“My heart goes out to you. He was a great man. Many thoughts and prayers headed your way. ”
105 of 163 | Posted by: Freida Blankenship - Candler, NC

“Wes, Clint & Family, May all of you receive the loving comfort of our Savior as we mourn the loss of a loving Dad,Son, friend and mentor to many. May...Read More »
106 of 163 | Posted by: Pat Forbes - Asheville, NC

“Wes, Clint & Family, May all of you receive the loving comfort of our Savior as we mourn the loss of a loving Dad,Son, friend and mentor to many. May...Read More »
107 of 163 | Posted by: Pat Forbes - Asheville, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss. I went to Enka and graduated 5 years later than Jeff but remember my brother playing football with Jeff. Jeff was a big...Read More »
108 of 163 | Posted by: Sheila Shope King - Candler, NC

“You're in our thoughts. ”
109 of 163 | Posted by: Henry & Brenda Case - Candler, NC

“It seems like we all lived at the ball fields for so many years watching the Conner boys and Mitch - those were great times and Jeff and Joleen were...Read More »
110 of 163 | Posted by: Sandi Turbyfill - Candler, NC

“Jeff, We will forever miss your sweet smiling face and your kind heart that always made everyone feel loved. Rest in the arms of God. Our loss is...Read More »
111 of 163 | Posted by: Bruce and Rhonda King - Old Fort, NC

“Jeff, We will forever miss your sweet smiling face and your kind heart that always made everyone feel loved. Rest in the arms of God. Our loss is...Read More »
112 of 163 | Posted by: Bruce and Rhonda King - Old Fort, NC

“Dear Conner Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Coach Conner was a great man. I played football at Erwin back in 81-85. I really enjoyed...Read More »
113 of 163 | Posted by: Joel Hensley - Candler, NC

“Coach Conner will be truly missed. Once a Jet, Always a Jet!! As a member of the Conner Family, Jeff, You will be missed!!! ”
114 of 163 | Posted by: Terry - Candler, NC

“Jeff was a wonderful classmate and a friend to all of us. As his family you have every reason to feel proud of his accomplishments. God bless you at...Read More »
115 of 163 | Posted by: David Pruden - Salt Lake City, UT

“Conner Family-I was in Jeff's class of 1970 at Enka. Although I did not know him on a personal basis, he was very popular and well liked, and became...Read More »
116 of 163 | Posted by: Joyce Young - Candler, NC

“To everyone in the Conner family,my heart goes out to you. I was a friend of Joleens and also Jeff. I have fond memories of spending the night with...Read More »
117 of 163 | Posted by: Phyllis Watts Raper - Candler, NC

“Oak Hill Road will never be the same. From riding tricycles/bicycles to Starnes Cove to fish the carp lakes with soured corn to getting old enough...Read More »
118 of 163 | Posted by: Donnie Cole - Swannanoa, NC

“Dear Clint and Conner Family My sincerest regrets for your loss he will not soon be forgotton. I have many fond memories of Coach playing ball...Read More »
119 of 163 | Posted by: Big Country - Miami, FL

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
120 of 163 | Posted by: Mike Stanley - Candler, NC

“Classmates on facebook I was in class of 1967 Enka High, My prayers are with Jeff's family ”
121 of 163 | Posted by: Ann Creasman Allison, Enka - SC

“CONNER FAMILY, OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL. SAM&WANDA PRESSLEY & LINDA PRUETT ”
122 of 163 | Posted by: wanda pressley - clyde, NC

“Dear Conner Family. I pray that God will give you His wonderful strength and ability to go through this time with grace and peace. I was Jeff's lab...Read More »
123 of 163 | Posted by: Nancy Ayers Wehunt - Greensboro, NC

“Jeff will be surely missed. Jeff and I go back all the way to our moms sharing a room at Mission hospital when we were born. I on June 5, Jeff on...Read More »
124 of 163 | Posted by: Gary Tweed - Candler, NC

“My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. (I went to Enka High School with Jeff.) ”
125 of 163 | Posted by: Sharon Lindsay - Asheville, NC

“My deepest sympathies go out to the Conner family. Coach Conner was a wonderful man who will be missed by many people. ”
126 of 163 | Posted by: Crystal Broms - Candler, NC

“Dear Connner and extended family - I am so sorry for your loss. I feel honored to have known Jeff. He always treated me like I was part of your...Read More »
127 of 163 | Posted by: Sherri Banks - Leicester, NC

“to our dear friends, joe and marianna, memories that go back to when we knew the kids as small children, now the memories will help you through out...Read More »
128 of 163 | Posted by: dan and barbara welch - NC

“So very sorry the Conner family will once again have to say good bye to one of their own. Your love for each other and faith in God will keep your...Read More »
129 of 163 | Posted by: pat smith - candler, NC

“The McCoy family are praying for you daily. May God comfort you and give you strength at this most difficult time. I have so many great memories of...Read More »
130 of 163 | Posted by: Heidi McCoy - Candler, NC

“Jeff and I were on staff together at Enka High. Clint and Wes, hope that you know how saddened I am about your Dad....he was such a gentleman. I...Read More »
131 of 163 | Posted by: Jane Luther - Swannanoa, NC

“Clint and family, My sincere condolences to each of you in the passing of your father/husband/grandfather. Please know that you and your family have...Read More »
132 of 163 | Posted by: Dawn Hyatt - Canton, NC

“To the conner Family...No words can help during this time of sorrow, only time will heal all wounds. Jeff's death is a sad loss for the community and...Read More »
133 of 163 | Posted by: Amanda Foster - Candler, NC

“Dear Conner Family. We can't begin to express how much Jeff meant to us, as friends though the years and classmates from Enka High. He was...Read More »
134 of 163 | Posted by: Linda and David Manis - Candler, NC

“Joe and family, I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I know that no mere words can comfort you during a time like this but I pray that Gods...Read More »
135 of 163 | Posted by: Ron Morrow - Lake Junaluska, NC

“Dear Joe & Marianna, Only God knows why and He will reveal this when we see Him in Heaven. Until then we will pray that in your memories you will...Read More »
136 of 163 | Posted by: Ralph & Alene Smith - Asheville, NC

“Wes, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
137 of 163 | Posted by: Joyelle Stanley - Denver, NC

“We are sorry for your loss of such a belove father, son, and friend. We loved Jeff very much and will pray for each of you in this time of loss. He...Read More »
138 of 163 | Posted by: Phillip and Teresa Jarvis - NC

“Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers now and through the days ahead. May you find peace and comfort in the wonderful memories and by...Read More »
139 of 163 | Posted by: Nancy Robinson - Candler, NC

“Conner family, I am sorry about your loss. Coach is in a much better place now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and if I can help in any way I...Read More »
140 of 163 | Posted by: Tim Lipe - Morristown, TN

“I am sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God comfort and bless each of you. ”
141 of 163 | Posted by: Mary Kathryn Hill Pizzello - SC

“Conner Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cara and Terrence Kee ”
142 of 163 | Posted by: Cara Kee - Alexandria, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Wes, Clint, Russ and Mr. and Mrs. Conner. Mike, Susan, Blake, Myra and Julie ”
143 of 163 | Posted by: Mike Parham family - Candler, NC

“My prayers are with the entire family. This is a terrible loss and I am sure the family is struggling. God bless you all. ”
144 of 163 | Posted by: Lora Moyle - Haw River, NC

“Our deepest sympathy to the Connor Family. Praying for God's comforting arms to embrace you and lift you up. Love and Prayers.. ”
145 of 163 | Posted by: Lori and Bounce - candler, NC

“I am so sorry to learn of this great loss. Jeff was one of my favorites in our coaching family here in mountains. He was always a gentleman and a...Read More »
146 of 163 | Posted by: Lou Fogle - asheville, NC

“With Our Deepest Love and Sympathy, Sharon and Scott ”
147 of 163 | Posted by: Sharon and Scott - Asheville, NC

“Dear Joe, Marianna and Family, I share the grief of your loss as I lost my only Daughter, Teresa, 6 weeks ago Jeff was a good friend and my...Read More »
148 of 163 | Posted by: Bill Looney - Candler, NC

“To the entire Family of Jeff We are so sorry to hear about Jeff's passing.. He had alot of friends and touched alot of lives...Lindsey was...Read More »
149 of 163 | Posted by: susanbrock - candler, NC

“My heart goes out to you. May God's love embrace you that you will find comfort during this difficult time. May your memories of Jeff always remain...Read More »
150 of 163 | Posted by: Debra - Mars Hill, NC

“Dear Conner family; I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Coach Conner. I have many fond memories of him from my time playing football at Erwin...Read More »
151 of 163 | Posted by: Robert Rhodes - Inman, SC

“To the Conner Family, I am so terribly sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May Jeff...Read More »
152 of 163 | Posted by: Mannon Laughlin - New York, NY

“To Conner family All my prayers and thoughts go out to all of you.Jeff was a great person,a great friend and a lot of fun to be around.He was well...Read More »
153 of 163 | Posted by: Marshall Ramsey - Candler, NC

“Very sorry for your loss. May Jeff be at peace and was welcomed by the angels forever with happiness and no sorrow. He will be with Jesus and Joleen....Read More »
154 of 163 | Posted by: Joanne McDuffie - Swannanoa, NC

“I praise God today for the life that Jeff lived and for the wonderful influence he had on so many young people! My prayer is that God sends His Holy...Read More »
155 of 163 | Posted by: Ricky Netherton - Candler, NC

“Joe, Marianna, and Conner Family, Danny and I are so sorry to hear the news of Jeff. He always had a smile to give. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
156 of 163 | Posted by: Danny & Gail Hipshire - Asheville, NC

“TO THE CONNER FAMILY: Just wanted to let you know my prayers and thoughts are with the family. He was a good man and will be sadly missed. To a...Read More »
157 of 163 | Posted by: PAULA ROBERTS - ALEXANDER, NC

“Words seem inadequate to express the sadness felt for your loss. May the peace which comes from the memories of love and happiness shared, comfort...Read More »
158 of 163 | Posted by: Brandie D. Huffman - Asheville, NC

“"Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints." Psalms 116:15 My thoughts and prayers are with the family. My the Lord comfort...Read More »
159 of 163 | Posted by: Tara Reese - Savannah, GA

“Dear Joe and Marianna and Family, Our hearts go out to you. There are not words for such a time as this. Please know that you are in our...Read More »
160 of 163 | Posted by: Norma & Julian Cochrane - Arden, NC

“Dear Conner Family, My prayer is that you will look up with eyes of faith with no regrets and that your memories will bring you comfort. My...Read More »
161 of 163 | Posted by: Tammy Rogers - Asheville, NC

“Conner family, There are no words that accurately describe the sadness in my heart. I am thankful that I knew Jeff and could call him a friend. You...Read More »
162 of 163 | Posted by: Amy Dayton - Candler, NC

“Joe and Marianna and Family, Bill and I are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff touched so...Read More »
163 of 163 | Posted by: Pam Salyers - Candler, NC


Jeffrey Delond Conner, 57, of Devonshire Drive, Candler, died on Monday, April 5, 2010, at Memorial Campus, Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe Co., he was the son of Joe and Marianna Young Conner. He was preceded in death by his sister, Joleen Miller, who died in 2008. Mr. Conner was a teacher and coach in Buncombe Co. for 30 years. He was a beloved father and friend, and will be remembered as a great dad who loved God and treasured spending time with his family and friends and enjoying life. In addition to his parents, Mr. Conner, is survived by sons, Wes, Clint, Russ, and Rafe Conner; and grandchildren, Madison, Tyson, and Katy Conner. A memorial service for Mr. Conner will be at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Enka High School Gymnasium with the Rev. Joe Yelton officiating. A graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Wes Austin officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Mitch Miller, David Hunter, Ronnie Capps, Mike Moore, Jeff Burleson, Bucky Tarr, and Ben Miller. His family will receive friends following the service on Wednesday evening. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oak Hill United Methodist Church, 227 Oak Hill Rd., Candler, NC 28715, where Mr. Conner was a long time member.

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