Timothy McConnell, age 52, of North Platte, died at home on March 27, 2021.

Tim was born at Hermiston, OR, to Ronald and Dian McConnell on October 10, 1968, and grew up in Lexington. Following his graduation from Lexington High School, Tim attended the Law Enforcement Academy in Grand Island. He worked in law enforcement for 15 years, with the last 5 as sheriff in McPherson County, until his health declined. Tim was a member of the Sheriff's Association.

On May 26, 1990, he wed Deborah Hakenkamp in North Platte.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ron and Dian; and brothers, Kelly and Michael McConnell.

Tim is survived by his wife, Deborah, of North Platte; sister, Kimberly (Wayne) Sheen, of Overton, and niece, Kaitlyn McMahon and nephew, Brian McMahon; sister-in-law, Kathy (Tom) Guggenmos, of North Platte; nieces, Michaela (Craig) Freichs and Angelea McConnell; niece-in-law, Jessica (Wes) Kincaid; nephew-in-law, Nate Briscoe (fiancé, Wendy Forry); best friend, Scott Garcia, of Lexington; and other family and friends.

Arrangements are pending with Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore.