HEATH — A graveside service for William A. Conaway, 75, of Heath, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wilson Cemetery, with Pastor William VanMeter officiating.
Bill was a retired supervisor for the Newark Air Force Base. He went to be with the Lord on Aug. 10, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 6, 1935, in Ironton to the late Charles Albert and Edna M. (Butler) Conaway.
He was an Army Reserve veteran. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Patty (Wilds) Conaway; son, Bob (Kris) Conaway of Hebron; two grandsons that he adored, Caleb and Travis Conaway both of Hebron who called him Poppy; brother, Bob Conaway of Ashland, Ky.; sister-in-law, Becky Conaway of Ashland, Ky.; niece, Stacy Lynn Conaway of Ashland, Ky.; and several cousins.
The Conaway family would like to give a special thanks to all friends: Pastor William and Raymona VanMeter, wonderful neighbors, and to all church friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hebron Church of Nazarene, PO Box 1466, Hebron, OH 43025, or to the Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43056. To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.