DONALD EUGENE CONNOUR, 58, of Arcola, IL passed away at 6:30 A.M. on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center in Mattoon, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Edwards Funeral Home. Rev. Joe Stephens will officiate. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturday.
Donald was born on December 28, 1956 in Mattoon, IL. He was a son to James F. Connour and Jahala June (Cannoy) Aaron. He married Alma Rivero on September 21, 2004 in Tuscola, IL.
He is survived by his wife, Alma Connour, three children, Kasey Fitzgerald and her husband Andrew of Tower Hill, IL, Kelli Connour of Tower Hill, IL and Myles Connour and his wife Ashley of Mattoon, IL, seven grandchildren, Michael Fitzgerald of Tower Hill, IL, Damion Wilson of Arthur, IL, Nathan Fitzgerald, Brendon Jones, Gage Fitzgerald and Grace Fitzgerald, all of Tower Hill, IL, and Hunter Connour of Mattoon, IL, his mother Jahala June Aaron, five siblings, Ralph Connour and his wife Taffy of Bokoshe, OK, Janice Ritchie of Arcola, IL, David Connour and his wife Jeanna of Arcola, IL, Carolyn Smith of Arcola, IL, and Jerry Connour and his wife Penny of Mosco Mills, MO, his mother-in-law, Gregoria Rivero from the Philippines, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, one brother, Dan Connour, one brother-in-law, Kevin Smith, and his best friend, his dog, Timosloy.
Donald loved to spend time with his family. He enjoyed working outside, gardening, feeding the wild birds and fixing anything he could.
Memorials may be made to the family.