Pastor Eugene R McConnell, 56, of East St., North Sewickley Twp. went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 29, 2017.
Born December 3, 1960 in Sewickley, he was the son of the late Kenneth H. and Phyllis Maeola Goddard McConnell.
Eugene graduated from Mohawk High School in 1979. He later furthered his education, graduating in 1991 with his BA in Christian Ministries from Circleville Bible College. He worked for the last 24 years in the Sales Department of Hovis Auto and Truck Supply. He also has been the Pastor of the Union Goodwill Church for the past 17 years. He was co-chairman of the Lawrence County Friends of the NRA. Eugene loved motorcycles, cars, shooting sports, and golfing.
Survivors include two sisters, Vera Wilkins of Portland, Oregon, Elaine (Pastor John) Mehaffey of Newell, West Virginia; three brothers, Kenneth W. (Diane) McConnell of Youngstown, Ohio, Carl W. (Sheila) McConnell and Kevin (Lisa) McConnell, both of Bessemer; sister in law, Joanne McConnell of New Galilee; special friends, Wayne and Jeanann Gunther and their daughter Tara of New Castle; and numerous nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Clayton McConnell, nephew, J.P. McConnell, and brother in law, Charles Wilkins.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday August 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 am.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Union Goodwill Church..
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.