Obituary of Connor Sowdon
Connor Sowdon of Union, KY passed away unexpectedly at the young age of 15. Connor was a sophomore at Ryle High School. In Connor’s spare time, he enjoyed playing baseball with his travel team the Vipers and the Ryle High School Baseball team. He enjoyed building computers, gaming, and hanging out with his friends. He also loved his dogs he’s had throughout his life, Nessa, Zoey, Waylon, and Jessie. He loved watching his brother Carter play football, the outdoors, kayaking, floating the river, and his family. The words that first come to your mind when thinking of Connor are sweet, kind, caring, and loved.
Connor was born on April 11, 2007 in Kingsport, TN to Michael Sowdon and Darci Bateman. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Pamela Sowdon and Vanessa West, and great-grandmother Mary Bateman. Connor leaves behind his loving father Michael Sowdon and step-mother Kelly, mother Darci Greene and step-father Daniel Lawson, brother Carter Sowdon, and sister Kaylee DeBusk and niece Ryder. He also leaves behind his grandparents, Richard and Anita Sowdon, Eddie and Tara Bateman, great grandfather Stan Bateman, great grandmother Donna Adams, uncles Richard (Laura) Sowdon III, Brad (Nichole) Bateman, Logan (Lacey) Bateman, Nolan West, Dominic Peterson, aunts Elisabeth (Stephen) McElroy, Blair (Stefan) Hackler, Bailee Bateman, Aleah Bateman, Arden Bateman, Azlyn Bateman, and many cousins.
A gathering of friends will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2023, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike Independence, KY 41051. A celebration of Connor’s life will begin at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Connor’s family in care of Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home.
With the help of the amazing staff at Cincinnati Children's Hospital (and special nurse Grace), Connor was able to help save the lives of four people via organ donation, and was able to impact the lives of many others. For more information please visit: https://www.organdonor.gov/.
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