Graveside services for Grady Griff McConnell, Jr., 72, will be held at10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in the Rush Springs Westview Cemetery with Gary Rogers officiating.
Grady Griff McConnell, Jr. was born on June 2, 1944 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, the son of Grady Griff McConnnell, Sr. and Martha Mae (Capps) McConnell. He died on October 28, 2016 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Grady, known by most as JR, attended Dibble Schools and worked at various jobs, settling into truck driving and eventually he owned and operated his own trucking company.
In July 1966, he married Martha Sue Selby and they were married 44 years until her passing in 2010.
JR was a simple man, who worked hard all his life. He loved working with cattle and horses.
He was preceded in death by both parents; his wife, Martha; brother, Charlie McConnell; sisters, Mildred Tillman, Jeanette Doss, Donnis Gregory and Margaret Cunningham.
Survivors include his sons, Grady Griff McConnell, III and wife, Christy, of Elk City, Jeff McConnell and wife, Shelly, of Ninnekah, and Shane McConnell and wife, Katrina, of Chickasha; ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Edith Shirley, Wanda Davidson, Laverne Selby, Jerry McConnell, Lewis McConnell, Ray McConnell and Glen McConnell; and other extended family and friends.
Services are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.