Bobby Franklin McConnell, 86, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2019.

He was born in Boone, NC on November 17, 1932 to Cliff and Ruth Hagaman McConnell. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lib McConnell; niece, Lisa McConnell; nephew, Bain McConnell and wife, Carol; great-nephews Tommy McConnell and Brian McConnell and wife, Emily; many cousins including Ted Hagaman, Sr. and L.D. Hagaman, Jr. and wife, Ruth.

He was predeceased by his parents and his brothers, James Clifford McConnell and Walter Smith McConnell.

Bob attended North Carolina State University and graduated in 1955 from Appalachian State University. He was a retired high school drivers education teacher and an automobile dealer. He was of the Baptist faith. Bob loved his family and friends and always looked forward to the daily meeting with his friends of "The Breakfast Club".

Bob had requested no funeral service and a private entombment at Mt. Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Watauga Humane Society, PO box 1835, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

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