~ IN MEMORY ~
USAF veteran, DL F/O & Flt Sim Instructor David Lynn McCONNELL
January 24, 1960 ~ August 11, 2013
Notification with the passing of Delta Air Lines MD-88 pilot, later as a Flight Simulator Instructor David Lynn McConnell, age 53. David’s obituary notes that he hired on with Delta in 1990. Services will be held Friday August 16, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with visitation the evening prior.
To sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at http://www.parrottfuneralhome.com/
Survived by his wife Esther personal condolences may be sent to the family at 323 Legacy Lane , Peachtree City GA 30269-3640 .... (770) 487-3970
Mr. David Lynn McConnell of Peachtree City (formerly of Mercer County PA) passed away August 11, 2013. He was born January 24, 1960 in Greenville, PA. In 1978 he graduated from Lakeview High School in Stoneboro, PA., and then went on to graduate from Slippery Rock University in 1982. He served as a captain in the United States Air Force as a C-141 and 737 aircraft commander. Mr. McConnell joined Delta Airlines in 1990 as a First Officer on the MD-88 and later as a Flight Simulator Instructor. He had many hobbies including, hiking, photography, traveling, radio control airplanes, singing, karaoke, playing guitar and the theater. He is survived by his wife, Esther McConnell; parents, Rodney and Lois McConnell of Muncie, IN; his children, Ryan McConnell and his wife, Shawna of Newburyport, MA and Casey McConnell of Peachtree City; step-son, Ethan Lillemoe of Norcross; step daughters, Sarah Davenport and her husband, Kelley of Newnan, Rachel Lillemoe of Carrollton; sisters, Bonnie Carothers and her husband, Daniel of Mercer, PA, Linda Masters and her husband, Brian of Sharpsville, PA; brothers, Terry McConnell and his wife, Diane of Hermitage, PA, Edward McConnell and his wife, Amy of Sharpsburg; step-grandchildren, Charlie, Hannah and Lilly; 8 nieces and nephews; 3 great nieces. A funeral service will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11 o'clock in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Minister Keith Davenport officiating. Interment will follow at Georgia National Cemetery. Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.parrottfuneralhome.com The family is accepting flowers or donations to: Piedmont Fayette Hospital Cancer Wellness Center. Please address these to Piedmont Healthcare Foundation; 2001 Peachtree Road NE; Suite 400; Atlanta, Georgia 30309 . The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.
.Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 14, 2013
Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday (8-16-13) in the funeral home chapel with Minister Keith Davenport officiating.
Burial: Georgia National Cemetery.