James (Jim) L. McConnell, Jr, 61, passed away on October 1,2022. He was born in Newport News, VA to James and Judith McConnell, who preceded him in death. Jim was a loyal employee with York County’s Vehicle Maintenance department for 21 years. He loved working on police cars, fire trucks, medics and anything else that came into the shop. Jim also loved to bowl, fish and spending time with his grandsons, Robert and Noah. Most of all, he loved spending time and traveling with his wife, of almost 44 years, Sandy.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Sandy; daughter, Bridget and her husband, Lawrence; son, Chris and his wife, Erica; sister, Temple and her husband; Kevin; grandchildren, Robert and Noah; his best friends, Jeff Creak, Barbara Markot and Doug Deach; niece, Karen and other numerous nieces and nephews.
No memorial service is planned at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the ASPCA or a humane society of your choice.
Cremation Society of Virginia-Newport News is assisting the family with arrangements.