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Eric Keith Connell

d. May 16, 2020

Eric Keith Connell

Eric Keith Connell, 28, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. Eric was born October 26, 1991 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He resided with his mother in the Valdosta, Georgia area where he attended Lowndes High School. Eric moved to Ocean Springs, Mississippi with his mother after graduating high school and joined the military. He married his high school sweetheart in 2015. Eric and Hollie gave birth to a beautiful baby girl in 2018. He was a resident of Harlem, Georgia where he served eight years with the Intelligence Squadron in the U.S. Air Force and pursued his career as a Target Analyst with a U.S. Government Defense contractor. Eric was actively involved in motorcycle track racing and loved spending time outdoors, especially fishing and enjoying activities with his family. Survivors include his wife, Hollie O’Neal Connell of Hahira, Georgia; their minor daughter, Ryleigh Brooke Connell; his father, Keith Connell Sr.; his mother and step-father, Angie and James Roberts; his sister, Gina Connell; his half brother, Keith Connell Jr.; and his step-siblings, Amanda, Lauren, Austin, Samantha, and Matthew. Eric has touched many lives. He was loved by countless others including his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, military and racing families. A memorial service will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home located at 675 Howard Avenue Biloxi, MS 39530. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral home is honored to serve this family.
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Saturday, May 30, 2020

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59 Wayside Rd, Stuart, VA 24171

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