Marcus Ray Connell
October 8, 1956 - October 1, 2018
ObituaryMarcus Ray Connell
Marcus was born to Lemuel Ray and Louise Tarte Connell on October 8, 1956
He graduated from East Mecklenburg High School in 1974 and attended college in Texas.
Marcus loved all sports and was a Cowboy’s fan for life. He had an appreciation of beautiful cars and homes. His passion was singing and theater. In high school he was in the drama club and later in life was part of theater groups in Laconia, NH and Lincolnton, NC. Marcus had parts in A Mid-Summer’s Night Dream, Phantom of the Opera and Clue. He had a great voice and loved karaoke.
Marcus was preceded in death by both of his parents. He is survived by his daughter Ashley (Derek) Toliver, Dallas, TX, Justin Connell, Brooklyn, NY and Piper Connell, Dallas, TX, 2 grandsons Ethan Connell and Robert Toliver Dallas, TX, brother Keith (Dena) Connell, Stuttgart, AR, sister Nicole Connell, Charlotte, NC, sister Seret (Jim) Dinkler, Mint Hill, NC, aunt Carolyn (Ron) Morris, aunt Beth (Jimmy) Tucker and sister/aunt Cheryl (Bobby) Ownbey, Monroe, NC.
A memorial service will be held in Charlotte, NC at a later date.