Connor Patrick McLane

Connor Patrick McLane

OTTO - Connor Patrick McLane, 19, of Otto, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

Born in Arlington Heights, Illinois, he was the son of Charlie and Cindy McLane. Connor graduated from Macon Early College where he received his associates degree and was currently attending and studying engineering technology at Western Carolina University.

He was a member of Discover Church and was very involved in the children’s ministry. He loved his position as a tutor at Nantahala Learning Center and was involved in the Biltmore Church College Ministry. Connor’s life was spent passionately seeking Christ and selflessly serving and loving others.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Robert and Evie Evensen of Rolling Meadows, Illinois; paternal grandparents, Michael and Nancy McLane of Blairsville, Georgia; his sister, Kayla McLane, who also attends WCU, and her fiancé Jeremy Smith of Lincolnton; the love of his life, Abby Crozier of Hickory; and many extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23 at Discover Church. The Revs. Ben Windel and Seth Brown officiated. Burial was in Rush Cemetery.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Discover Church.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Wendt, Jeremy Smith, Luke Crozier, Luis Perez, Duncan Stiles, Elijah Godwin, Purshotam Aruwani and Dyllon Phuong.

Memorial donations may be made to the Connor Patrick McLane Memorial Trust, C/O Entegra Bank, 50 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences can be made at

The Franklin Press

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