OBITUARY: Jimmie Ray “Jim” Conner

 Jimmie Ray “Jim” Conner

June 26, 1929 ~ July 3, 2021

Jimmie Ray “Jim” Conner was born June 26, 1929, in Weiser, Idaho to Arthur and Sina Manser Conner. His goal was to live to age 92. He was able to accomplish that by celebrating his June birthdays with friends, neighbors, and relatives on his 92nd. He passed away July 3, 2021 peacefully at home with his wife Helen by his side.

The Conner family moved to Ontario, Oregon when he was 6 months old. Jim attended Conklin Elementary School and graduated from Ontario High School in 1947. He liked to tell folks about running to and from school through Arata Orchard and the swamp where there is nothing but houses today.

As a young man Jim was active in sports and FFA . . .