Billy Rush Connor

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Billy Rush Connor, born August 26, 1937, in Marlin, passed away December 8, 2010, at age 73, after a lengthy illness. He was raised, and lived most of his adult life in Marlin where he actively participated in sports, graduating Marlin High School in 1955, going on to attend Texas Tech, Sam Houston, and Stephen F. Austin Universities.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rush and Myrtle Connor, and sons Bobby Russ, and Billy Rush Connor II, all of Marlin.

He is survived by daughter, Tam DuBose, son-in-law Crockett, and grandsons, Drew and Connor, and his wife, Meredith; daughter, Terri Connor, grand- daughter Ashley Bounds, son-in-law Bryan, and great-grandchildren Gavin and Bella, all of the Houston area.

For many years, Billy was self-employed, owning and operating Connor

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  1. Bernard Mortimer

    All thats left are memories of time gone by.Billy was my friend and classmate and will always be missed. My love to all the family. I’m so sorry

  2. A father

  3. Billy Rush was my classmate and friend who lived on my street. We grew up together and had had some great times living in a small town. I am sorry to hear of this loss. God bless all of his family.

  4. Dianne Nutt Edwards

    What a special man. Terri, I have so many memories from our childhood at your house. Your Dad was so funny and such a loving person. My heart and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. What a wonderful trip down memory lane. Billy Rush reminds me of Elvis. What a BEAUTIFUL family.

  6. Jana (Hammonds)Schriever

    Billy Rush and I went to Marlin High School many years ago,what a great guy.He was friends with everyone. God Bless, Jana (Hammonds)Schriever ,class ’59

  7. Kenneth & Blanche Blackman

    Tami & Terri, So sorry to hear about your Dad. My how the time passes. We were always so close growing up. Our memories will last a lifetime. Let me hear from you sometime. Love, Blanche, Kenneth, Joyce, Rita, & Dan and families

  8. Tommy & Linda Weir

    Our prayers are with all of you in the loss of Billy Rush.

  9. I am sorry to hear about Billy Rush. I just read about it in the paper today. I want you to know that he was a good friend of mine and I will miss him very much. We did a lot of fishing and hunting together.

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