James W. “Jim” Conaway, age 84 of the Riverbend Road Community of Plainville died Thursday, February 24 at his residence.
Jim was born in Floyd County, September 9, 1937, a son of the late Carl C. Conaway and Snow White Conaway in addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Barker Conaway; and sister Willa Mae Rogers. Jim had lived all his life in the Plainville area community and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church of Plainville. He was a member of the Plainville Masonic Lodge # 364, F&AM. He loved hunting, fishing, and woodworking. He was a great father to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He is survived by two sons, Shane Defoe and his wife Jana, Darrell Conaway and his wife Susan; daughter, Judy Grant; four grandchildren, Aleigha Ponto, Katelyn Carlson, Kelsi Potts, and Tiffany Conaway; seven great-grandchildren, Bryleigh Defoe, Cohen Defoe, Mason Ponto, Kaysen Ponto, Maylel Ponto, Aubrey Carlson, and Kyley Carlson.
Memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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