Richard Conaway

Funeral service for Richard Joseph Conaway was July 17, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Jimmy Decker officiating.

Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were A.J. Schafer, Brandon Schafer, Josh Conaway, Dereck Flowers, Mark Bolerjack and Dale Conaway. Honorary pallbearers were Logan Conaway and Andrew Conaway.

Mr. Conaway was born January 17, 1947 in Rochester, Illinois, to Calvin and Lucille Christina (Delbeck) Conaway. He married Sheila Howard March 21, 1964. They were the parents of five children. Mr. Conaway died July 8, 2020 in Salem at the age of 73 years.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Conaway, Salem; sons, Ronald Conaway and fiancée, Heather Rettstatt, Licking; Kevin Conaway and wife, Bobbie, Salem; and Harry Hunt and wife, Tammy, Chatham, Illinois; daughter, Christina Cook and fiancé, Christopher Venable, Raymondville; sisters, Gladys, Carol and Debbie; brothers, Dale, Gene, Larry, Ronald Jay, James and Gary; grandchildren, Anthony Schafer and wife, Rachel; Brandon Schafer and wife, Beckie; Lacy Bolerjack; Joshua Conaway and fiancée, Alison Dement; Shonie Conaway; Andrew Conaway and wife, Harley; Logan Conaway and wife, Brentnee; Breanna and Cody; great-grandchildren, Collin, Grady, Greyson, Blayne, Kolsen, Easton, Ruby, Joey, Jax, Jaycen, Karter, Lincoln; and baby due in March; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his daughter, Shonie Dee Conaway; grandson, Justin Conaway; parents; sisters, Linda, Shirley and Maryann; brothers, Roger and Calvin; and grandparents, William and Nettie Conaway.