Conner, David Vernon

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David Vernon Conner, 58, of Dublin, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 30, 2008. He was born on July 20, 1950, and was the son of the late Marshall Tex Conner. David graduated from Pulaski High School and New River Community College. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army. He was employed by Klopman Mills for over 20 years and he was a Supervisor in the Environmental Services Unit at Bland Correctional Center. Surviving are his mother, Oweeda Conner, of Pulaski; loving daughters and sons-in-law, Shannon and Brett Downey, of Pulaski, and Emily and Thomas Gravely, of Pulaski; brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Margaret Sue Conner, of Pulaski, and Tony and Sabrina Conner, of Dublin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Larry Pickett, of Lynchburg, and Thelma and Doug Ratcliff, of Pulaski, nine grandchildren, Racheal Downey, Sarah Downey, Rebekah Downey, Ruth Downey, Tiffany Gravely, Chelsey Gravely, Chase Conner, Tabitha Gravely, and Kellie Gravely; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Conner will be cremated. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. on Sunday evening, November 2, 2008, from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Jimmy Vest officiating. Visiting will be held on Sunday from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the service hour. The family will be meeting at his mother’s home on Thornspring Road, Pulaski County. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.