Alton Connell Conner, Sr., better known as “A. C.,” was born on September 23, 1932 to Ed and Esther Conner in Wattsville, Virginia. He departed this life on Friday December 14, 2018 at his home in Pocomoke Maryland after a lingering illness.
Alton had a love for baseball and played in his younger years with teams in the surrounding areas. He especially loved watching the Baltimore Orioles play. Over the years, Alton was a Weighmaster in the poultry industry and the owner, operator of several trucks.
Alton was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hilda Conner; sister, Lena Mae Miller; and brother, Herbert Conner.
He leaves to cherish loving memories: one son, Alton Connell Conner, Jr. (Sheila); five grandchildren, Tammy Milbourne, Alton D. Conner, III, Shawn Townsend, Shemeka Parker-Tull, and Korshelva Miller; six great-grandsons; nine great-granddaughters; three great great-grandsons; three great great-granddaughters; one brother, Ed Conner; one sister, Elizabeth Harmon; one brother-in-law, Herman Miller; special nephew, Anthony Miller, Sr.; his caregiver and great niece, Tracy Hall; and a host of other relatives and friends.