Lev Old Connor, 85, formerly of Dalhart, died Saturday, November 19, 2011 in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the Denver Ave. Church of Christ, 1420 Denver Ave., in Dalhart with Dean Whaley, Minister, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Dalhart. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Lev was born on December 26, 1925, in Dangerfield, Texas, to Terrell and Sybil Connor. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in 1950. He was District Supervisor for the FMHA in the North Texas District for over 20 years. He was also a homebuilder and developer. He continued to support Texas A&M all of his life and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Lev was preceded in death by his wife, Lola Del Connor; two great-grandchildren, Jessica Hawkins and Kelsey Patterson; three brothers; and one sister.
He is survived by his stepson, Tommy Patterson and wife Martha of Amarillo; a sister, Margaret Ann Youngblood of Brownwood; four grandchildren, Guy Patterson and wife Melinda of Bushland, Joey Patterson and wife Kay of Amarillo, Mykie McClellan and husband Bryan of Dalhart, Tony McLain and wife Katherine of Houston; ten great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and seventeen nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the church on Tuesday.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent in memory of Lev Connor to the Ryan Williams Fight Against Cancer Fund at GOFUNDME.COM.