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Royal Harrison Edwin Connor

September 12, 1962 — July 18, 2023

London, Ontario

Peacefully, at his residence, with his family by his side, on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, Royal Harrison Edwin Connor passed away in his 61st year.  Beloved husband of Bonnie Taylor. Cherished son of Joyce and the late Edwin Connor.  Beloved brother of Tina Mitchell. Dear father of Hope Connor, Joshua Connor, Seth Connor, Zecharia Connor, Summer Taylor, Thorin Taylor, Daniel Connor, David Connor, Nathaniel Connor, Charity Hallam, Timothy Connor, Joyce Connor, the late Elias Connor and Faith Connor.  Loving grandfather of Arthur, Xander, Junior, Dontae, Seanna, Hunter, Kyna, Riley, Anne, Christopher, Maddi, Alphred and Kathleen. Will be remembered by his estranged wife Deborah Connor, mother of his 12 children. Ed was lover of the outdoors, fishing, hunting, boating, late night fires. He spent his summers enjoying his campsite with his beloved Bonnie, family and friends.  Though Ed and Bonnie’s time was short, what they shared will last a life time, full of wonderful memories filled with love and laughter. He was a true believer in the Lord. Served as a youth minister for many years and enjoyed attending the Chelsea Green Community Church, enjoyed singing with the “London Men of Accord”. During the holiday period Ed enjoyed playing Santa Claus for family and friends, most of all his grandson Arthur, who's mother is his daughter Hope. Ed was a passionate teacher as a firearms safety and hunter education instructor. Was and active volunteer with, fathering after separation and Victim Services.  A man of many talents, a loving son, brother, husband and father. With a great sense of humor and a loving heart. He helped so many in life and brought  them peace and understanding in times of need.  Forever loved, never forgotten, eternally missed.  Until we meet again on our final journey, good bye for now Royal Connor.  A Celebration of Life will be held at Chelsea Green Community Church on Saturday, July 29, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Online condolences & Guest Book at

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 29, 2023

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123 Chesterfield Ave., London, N5Z 3M9

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