Hershel Ray McConnell, 73, of Delaware died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at his home.

He was born Dec. 15, 1940 at Paris to the late Albert William and Suvella May Rollans McConnell. He was a carpenter and loved raising animals.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Roger Dale McConnell, Walter Lee McConnell; two sisters, Mickey Denney and Ruth Norton.

Survivors include two children, Hershel Lewis McConnell of Oklahoma, Shalaina McConnell of Russellville; two brothers, William McConnell, Charles McConnell both of Delaware; five sisters, Brenda Ramsey of Paris, Susan Peel and Phyllis Roach both of Dardanelle, Mary Hopkins of Russellville, Cleora Colter of Texas.

Family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Cremation arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com