LARNED — Roy "Bill" Connelly, 69, died June 16 at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. Born Sept. 17, 1941, in Hutchinson, he was the son of Isom Roy and Elizabeth Williams Connelly. On Feb. 14, 1964, he married Dianne Sue Davis at Atwood. A longtime area resident, he was a printer for 25 years then a Larned Juvenile Justice Authority for 21 years at the Larned State Hospital.
Mr. Connelly was a member of the Christian Church and the Fort Larned Arms Association, both of Larned, the Kansas Muzzleloaders Association and Pheasants Forever.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Roy W. of Park City and Rob W. of Larned; and five grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned with the Pastor James Underwood presiding. Friends may sign the register from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1-8 p.m. Sunday at the Mortuary. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be given to the Jordaan Library in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 17, 2011