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Connelly Harrington Rich

August 5, 1930 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 86)
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Connelly Harrington Rich, 86, of Del City, OK passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.


Connelly was born on August 5, 1930 in Cincinnati, Arkansas. He was the son of Bennett Rich and Mollie Bell Stephens Rich. He was the widower of the late Gladys Rich who preceded him in death . Connelly was a welder for the Chromalloy Company. He enjoyed repairing lawn mowers, collecting antiques, and going to the Casino. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by two sisters, Betty Jane Brown of Granada Hills, CA and Virginia Eason of St. Louis, MO, along with many nieces and nephews.


A visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Saturday Aug 5, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Graveside services will be held at the Dickson Cemetery in Cherokee City on Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 at 1:00pm under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guest book, visit 

 Service Information

August 5, 2017

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel
1401 E. Main ST
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Graveside Service
August 5, 2017

1:00 PM
Dickson Cemetery
Cherokee City
Cherokee City, AR 72734

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