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Conor Robert Tierney
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Conor Robert Tierney, 10, of McLean, Va., died July 6, 2011.

Conor was born on May 31, 2001 in Ft. Campbell, Ky.

He was a member of Scout Troop 667 in McLean, Va..

He was in the fourth grade at Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean.

Conor was on the McLean Lions wrestling team and was so proud that he had completed his training for the fifth grade safety patrol "Kiss and Ride" student drop off.

He was an avid fan of Sponge Bob Square Pants and all things chocolate.

One specific thing Conor enjoyed so much was flying his grandfather's J-3 Cub airplane.

Conor made such an impact on everyone's life. He will be greatly missed by his family and all of his friends.

Survivors include his parents, Patrick Edward Tierney and Sandra "Sandy" Ruth Tierney; brothers, Ryan Tierney, Burke Tierney; sister, Kaitlin Tierney; grandparents, Robert and Eleanor Jenkins of Plainville, Ga., Bill and Judie Harmon of Clarksville, Ga.; various other relatives also survive.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. July 16 in the Griffin Memorial Chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home in Rome, Ga.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to a charity to be named.

Daniel's Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Rome is in charge of the arrangements.