Kenneth G. “Kenny” Conway, age 78 passed away Tuesday morning, January 6, 2015 at his son’s house in Trafalgar. He was a life-long resident of Trafalgar.
Kenny was born in Trafalgar on April 2, 1936 to Noah S. and Daisy Mae (Zimmerman) Conway. He attended school in Trafalgar and went on to marry Elizabeth A. (Hoskins) Conway on February 21, 1956 in Springfield, Tenn. She preceded him in death after 56 devoted years of marriage on May 20, 2012.
Kenny retired in 1999 from Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, where he had been employed for 22 years as a Maintenance Technician. He previously worked for the Red Gold Canning Factory in Trafalgar for 19 years. Kenny was a former member Fair Haven Christian Church in Trafalgar.
Kenny was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and loved to spend time with his family. A hard worker with strong values, he remained in the Trafalgar community his entire life. Kenny enjoyed working with wood and the challenge of remodeling homes for his family throughout the years. His other past times included gardening, rabbit and squirrel hunting. Although he wasn’t a big sports fan, he did enjoy watching a good Indianapolis Colts Football game.
Kenny is survived by three daughters: Barbara (Dale) Burton of Lakeland, FL, Carol (Scott) Willard & Paula (Jim) Baker, both of Nineveh; three sons: Chris (Rosemary) Conway of Trafalgar, Ronny (Melinda) Conway of Whiteland & Johnny Conway of Franklin; brother: Robert (Nilene) Conway of Deland, FL; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant son: Ricky Conway; siblings: Martha Koeber, Betty Seay, Dora Lee, Leta Frances and William Conway.
The Rev. Stan Icenogle will conduct a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Kenny to the American Cancer Society, 5635 Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Condolences to the Conway family can me be made at www.meredith-clark.com.
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