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It is with

heavy hearts

that we must announce that Joshua Dale Conner, 37, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

He was born in Bellaire August 11, 1981, a son of Connie Horn Conner and the late Dale Conner.

Josh attended River High School where he was a standout athlete with All-Ohio Honors and was a member of the River High Hall of Fame. He also served in the United States Marine Corps as a combat engineer having served overseas.

He enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, throwing a football or simply spending time with his friends and family.

His love for sports continued after high school as he played men’s softball, summer league basketball, football and any other sport he could. He also loved watching any sport, especially if his kids were involved.

In addition to his father he was preceded by his grandmas, Hattie, Edna and Violet; his grandpa, Ray; Uncle Tom and Aunt Brenda.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his children, Mallory, Chase, Ayden and Jaxen; sisters, Hattie and Tosha; his finance, Jess. Also, stepfather, Steve; stepsisters, Steph and Sam; aunts, Pam, Susie, Judy, Mary Kay; uncle, Gary; nephews, Kaden, Kasen, Michael, Karter and Braxton; nieces, Alivia and Bella; and many cousins and friends who dearly loved him.

Family and friends were received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, from 10 a.m. until time of service on Monday, with Pastor William Coker, Jr. officiating. Interment in the Armstrong Mills Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the UPMC Children’s Hospital by going to .

Share your thoughts and memories with Joshua’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

Monroe County Beacon

103 East Court Street,
Woodsfield, OH 43793