obit portrait
Central Chapel
David Joseph O'Connor
June 29, 1978 - December 11, 2017
(519) 253 - 7234

Passed away suddenly at the age of 39 in Tecumseh, Ontario on December 11, 2017. He is survived by his parents Dan (Doc) and Starla O’Connor (nee Rizok) and his son Michael John Danny O’Connor. David is predeceased by his grandparents Harold O’Connor (Ida), Rose O’Connor (his special love), Joseph and Mary Rizok (nee Burke) and his uncles Mike O’Connor, Joseph O’Connor, Mike Plantus and aunt Joanne O’Connor. David is survived by aunts Linda Hudson, Jill Lariviere (Rob), Christella Rizok (Frank), and Aunts Elaine, Kim, Darlene, Madge, Mauri, Debbie and uncles Jack O’Connor (Joyce), Tommy O’Connor, Brian Rizok, George Rizok (Wendy), Joey Rizok (Janet) and Johnny Rizok. He has so many beloved cousins, nephews and nieces too many to write down. David was born on June 29, 1978 to Dan and Starla O’Connor. He was a beloved only child and loving son. David was an amazing artist and animator. He began to draw as soon as he could hold a pencil at the age of 2. He volunteered at Theatre Windsor where his favorite project from inception was the Haunted House. David worked at Fords for 8 years and was currently employed at Windsor Metal Tech Inc. He was an avid hunter and fisherman a past time he shared with his father, son and cousins. In 2004 David met Jodi Pflazner and on August 11, 2005 they welcomed Michael John Danny O’Connor into the world. Michael was the love of David’s life and he was a very devoted father. Michael and David shared a great love. Michael will love and miss his father very much. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Visiting continues on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. until time of Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow and assisting as pallbearers will be Chuck, Mike, Andy, Derek, Big Mike, Tiffany and honorable Little Dan, James, Blaze, Mike and Ace. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice or in trust to the account of Michael O'Connor at Libro Credit Union in Essex, ON acct #2725067. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at