RIPLEY – William J. Connolly, 63, died April 2, 2009, at his home. He was born April 11, 1945, in Portland, son of Everett and Margaret (Concannon) Connolly. He is survived by his partner, Robin Faulkingham of Ripley; daughter, Amanda Faulkingham of Ripley; a son, William B. Connolly of North Carolina; a brother, Peter Connolly; a sister, Evelyn Connolly, both of Portland; nieces and nephews. At his request, there will be no public services at this time. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.