Eric James O’Connor, 17, passed away on July 16th as a result of an ATV/car accident.
He was born in Madison, WI on June 25, 2000. Eric loved growing up on the O’Connor Family Farm in the Town of Primrose. He was a student at Belleville High School where he played football, basketball, and track & field. He was also very active in FFA, 4-H, and high school choir. He was fun loving and could put a smile on everyone’s face, always the life of the party. He also loved to be in the outdoors hunting, fishing and kayaking the river with friends. He loved to cook for all of his friends, especially the wild game they would hunt.
Eric is survived by his parents, Steve and Sherry (Johnson) O’Connor, sister, Kristin and brother, Tony (Town of Primrose/Belleville). Grandparents, Frank and Lucille O’Connor (Belleville) and Ken and Judy (Johnson) Burton, Monticello. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Donald Johnson and a brother William George O’Connor in infancy.
His family would like everyone to remember him by his contagious smile, vibrant personality, and sense of humor.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 338 S. Harrison St., Belleville, WI with the Rev. Michael Moon officiating with burial in the Exeter Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Belleville.
In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund is being established in honor of Eric at Union Bank and Trust in Belleville.
“Huntin’,Fishin’ and Lovin’ Everyday”
An online memorial with guestbook is available at www.bealfuneralhomes.com