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Dale Lloyd McConnell

age 75 of Meadow-lands Farm, Meadowlands, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in his home.

He was born Dec. 14, 1943, in Cameron, a son of the late Edwin and Vera Ault McConnell. Dale was a graduate of Woodfield High School. He served with the United States Army as a Sergeant SP4 in Germany and received a National Defense Service medal as an expert rifleman.

He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed hunting in the area and out West, especially his fishing trips to Canada.

Dale lived in the Meadowlands area for more than 40 years. He was a well-known horseman, trainer and driver of Standardbreds and was known as “Mr. Trot.” He held the Meadows Track Record with his all-time best trotter, Photo Maker. A quiet and kind man, Dale had countless friends.

Left behind to cherish his memory is a sister Sharon “Shay” Harris and her husband Dick, of Nevada, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addition to his parents are two brothers, Willard “Bid” McConnell and Wayne McConnell, and a sister, Darlene Warner.

At Dale’s request there will be no public visitation or services.

Private interment will take place in the family cemetery space in Ohio.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD owner/supervisor, Darla Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike St., Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 724-745-8120.

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Monroe County Beacon

103 East Court Street,
Woodsfield, OH 43793