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Robert "Bob" Emmett O'Connor, Jr.

June 21, 2020

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Bob a resident of Covington, La passed away very peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Dorothy Elfer Sauls O’Connor for 17 years. Son of the late Robert O’Connor, Sr. and Prudy Nations O’Connor and his brother Thomas. Father to Robert “Rob” III (Susan), Kathleen (Bill) Dobson and Alisa (Darron) Hoyas, stepfather to Chrissy and Terry Sauls (Shoua), grandfather to Brandy (Jake) Robinson, Robert “Robbie” IV (Kayla), Ashely, Heather, Aaron, Rachel, great grandfather to Hailey, Landon, Aubree and Mikayla. Born in Mobile, Alabama and graduated from Murphey High School, 1959, and USM. Bob played in the Marine Corp Band and owned Azelea City Music in Mobile. Sales was his passion and he worked 25 years with Aaron Oil/H & H Vertex until he retired at 78 years old.  Playing the trombone, since the 5th grade, was his passion. He was a member of the American Legion Post 377 band. Bob loved Rving, Nascar, drag racing, and traveling from San Antonio to Tennessee exploring caves, fishing and enjoyed relaxing with family and friends at our RV Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. Bob was a wonderful man who loved his wife and family deeply. His faith and love for God gave him the courage through his struggles with cancer. There will be a Celebration of his life on August 15, 2020. 

 

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