Bruce Norman Conner
Bruce Norman Conner
  • October 23, 1954 - October 10, 2017
  • Amherst, Virginia

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Bruce Norman Conner, Jr. 62, of Amherst passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at his residence. He was the husband of Connie Waller Conner. Born October 23, 1954, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Bruce Norman Conner, Sr. and the late Shirley Reynolds Conner.

Bruce was a machinist for Areva Corporation and a member of Jordan Baptist Church. He also served with the Campbell County Rescue Squad, Boonsboro Volunteer Fire Department and the Monelison Rescue Squad.

In addition to his parents, Bruce was preceded in death by one grandson, Griffin Staton.

In addition to his wife, Bruce is survived by three sons, Dustin Conner and his wife Reyna of Virginia Beach, Gerald Staton and his wife Krystle of Rustburg and Jason Staton and his wife Jennifer of Amherst; two brothers, Patrick Conner and his wife Jeannette of Madison Heights and Timothy Conner and his wife Sue of Amherst; a dear friend of the family, Jillian Johnson of Amherst; nine grandchildren, Andrew Staton, Autumn Staton, Matthew Staton, Alyssa Conner, Ayden Conner, Taylor Staton, Johnathon Staton, Alexis Staton and Nathan Staton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be conducted 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Pastor Melvin Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

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Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.