Obituary for James "Orville" Connell
James Orville Connell, 85, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville, FL. Orville was born March 29, 1932 to David and Ruby Connell in Bushnell, Florida. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the American Legion Post 101 of Bushnell, Florida. He was the former owner of Bushnell Truss Company.
He is survived by his wife whom he married on April 20, 1956; Zenaida Connell; son: Wallace Connell (Joanna) of Lake Panasoffkee, FL; daughter: Clare Malloy (Jim) of Bushnell, FL; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Connell.
Visitation and Graveside Service
A time of visitation will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Purcell Chapel.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.
Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.