Mr. Roy McConnell of Drayton Valley passed away at the Drayton Valley Hospital on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the age of 80 years. He will forever be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Mrs. Mabel McConnell; daughter Dorothy (Lorrie) Schadeck; son Harry (Sylvia) McConnell; grandchildren Dawn (Trevor) Mellings, Candice (Danny) Bills, Carmen (Briana) Schadeck, Jesse Schadeck, Heather McConnell, Jamie McConnell, Garrett McConnell, Kelsey (Robert) McConnell and Kacey (Calvin) Urchyshyn; great-grandchildren Spencer (Desiray) Wade, Kennedy (Brent) Mannerfeldt, Brooklyn Bills, Kiana Bills, Colby Anne Sherban, Kristin Sherban, Jenna Sherban, Carter Urchyshyn, Koden Urchyshyn, Trevin Urchyshyn, Hayden Urchyshyn and Avery Jackson; great-great-grandchildren Asher Mannerfeldt, Emersen Mannerfeldt and Blaire Wade. Roy will also always remain in the hearts of surviving siblings, many extended family and wonderful friends. Roy was predeceased by his parents, Pearl and Jack, as well as by several siblings. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #269, 5204 51 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta. Donations in honour of Mr. McConnell may be made directly to Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation (CT4DV), 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8.