Originally created 11/22/05

Mr. Joseph R. O'Conner (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Joseph R. O'Connor, beloved husband of Dolores Newman O'Connor entered into rest Monday November 21, 2005 at University Hospital. Graveside services will be held Wednesday November 23, 2005, 2:00 P.M. at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Reverend Marion Jay officiating. Mr. O'Connor, a native of Washington, D.C., was the son of the late Grover Cleveland O'Connor and the late Agnes Mary Miller. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. Joseph retired from the Savannah River Plant after thirty five years of service as a supervisor for the E. I. DuPont Company. He was of the Catholic faith. Additional survivors include a son, Michael O'Connor of Augusta, Georgia; three step-sons, William "Sonny" Walker of Evans, Georgia, Don Walker of North Augusta, South Carolina and Michael Walker of Augusta, Georgia; two brothers, Eugene O'Connor of Gracewood Georgia, Pat O'Connor of Augusta, Georgia and six grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 P.M. Tuesday November 22, 2005 at Platt's Funeral Home on Crawford Avenue. Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, Georgia 30904, 706-733-3636. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle November 22, 2005