Travis Lee Connelly

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Travis Lee Connelly, 50, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life March 19, 2016, at Moore-Few Care Center, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Nevada, Mo., to Elmer Jurl Connelly and Sandra Lee (Ross) Peter Connelly on June 26, 1965.

Travis lived in Vernon County his whole life attending Nevada schools. He worked on the family dairy farm from the age of 12 and continued working until the operation was converted to beef cattle in 2009. He worked as a foreman for Top Knotch Wood for 20 years. Travis loved to travel going to places like Colorado's Royal Gorge, the Florida Keys, Mexico, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Hawaii and most recently he took a cruise to Alaska. He loved his family, his friends and the animals he cared for throughout his life.

He is survived by his mother, Sandra Connelly, Nevada; one brother, Tracy Connelly and wife, Destiny, Nevada; two sisters, Pam McNeil and husband, Bill, Bronaugh, and Nancy Davisson and husband, Kirk, Sheldon; nine nieces and nephews; nine great-nieces and -nephews; numerous aunts uncles and cousins; and two special friends, Tim Downen and Ray Igou and their families, Sheldon.

Travis was preceded in death by his father and two nephews, Cody Jenkins and Adam Davisson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date with family and friends. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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