Major Mcconney passes on
MAJOR COURTNAY MCCONNEY, a distinguished Barbadian public servant, has died.
The 90-year-old, who served as aidede-camp to Governor Sir John Stow and Governor General
Sir Winston Scott, passed away at his Dover, Christ Church home on December 27 surrounded by members of his family. He was also a former private secretary at Government House.
Mcconney’s long military career began with the Barbados Regiment, which recognised his service with the award of several medals. He also served in the Barbados Defence Force, going to Grenada during the Grenada intervention, for which he received a Grenada Service Medal. He was also a recipient of the Queen’s 25th Anniversary Jubilee Medal and the Barbados Government presented him with the Barbados
Mcconney leaves to mourn Dathney, his wife of 59 years, and their daughters Averille McconneyLovell and
Dr Glenda Gay. ( GC)
RETIRED Major Courtnay Mcconney