In Loving Memory Of Ron O’Connor

Oct. 25, 1940 - Sept. 10, 2017 Ron “Okie” O’Connor, 76, of Littlefield, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Lubbock.  He was born October 25, 1940 in Levelland, TX to L.V. and Audrey O’Connor. Memorial Services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Grace Chapel in Littlefield.   Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. Ron married Eva Nell Glass May 6, 1961 in Levelland.  He worked for the US Postal Service for over 35 years and was the Postmaster in Littlefield. He was a member of the Lions Club, and participated for many years with the Jaycees.  He was a talented wood crafter, who built many jewelry boxes, and various furniture pieces for his family and friends.  He was a sports fan, who loved football, base- ball  and  NASCAR.    Ron  also  proudly  supported  the Wounded Warriors Project, and the Paralyzed Vets of America Foundation. He was an avid reader, and the most frequented library guest in Lamb County.  Above all else, Ron loved his family, and was their defender and supporter.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Littlefield. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Eva Nell O’Connor of Littlefield; two sons, Jeff O’Connor and his girlfriend, Lisa Davidson of  Bedford,  TX  and  Patrick  O’Connor  and  his  wife, Andrea  of Granbury, TX; a daughter, Shelly Hock of Littlefield; four grandchil- dren Nicole Savage and her husband, Derek; Matthew Hock and his wif,e Gaia; Taylor Maserang and her husband Shaun; and, Sa- vannah O’Connor. He is also survived by three great-grandchil- dren, Connor, Zoey and Corabel; a brother, Lynn O’Connor of Lub- bock; and a sister, Ann Gilbraith of Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister. Instead of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Ron’s memory to the Littlefield Library Association, or the local Salvation Army.

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