John R Connell passed away on May 30th at home. He was born and raised in St.Petersburg.He was a beloved husband,father and grandfather.
John was manager of Enterprise Business Park, Cross Bayou industrial park,and North port industrial park for several years.Earlier in his career he was owner of JC Quality a/c. And CookJon Builders Inc.
He was an avid fan of race car driving and loved his gadget car team members.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Cookie (Elizabeth) his daughter Tiffany , his grandson JP.
Also survived by his sister Wanda Sullivan, his brothers Jim and Joe Connell. He has many neices,nephews ,aunts,uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lois Ellinwood Connell, James Connell and his son Rocky.
John never met a stranger and was always the first to lend a helping hand. He truly would give you the shirt off his back.
His loss is immeasurable and will be felt for many years to come.
John's celebration of life will be held June 8th at Central Christian Church, at 1:00 PM.