Visitation/Memorial services for Raymond Conway, 95, of Yantis, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Simpson officiating. Military honors by the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow. Raymond passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.
He was born on September 23, 1921 in Barnard, MO, the son of Raymond David Conway Sr. and Hazel Marie Hubbard Conway. Raymond served in the United States Army-Air Force. He attended Madison Business College in Madison, WI and later was a fast food business owner.
He is survived by sons, Ron Conway and wife Kathie of Wills Point, Mike Simpson of Sulphur Springs, Charles Simpson of Sulphur Springs, Jack Simpson and wife Jean Ann of Austin, Lesly Simpson of Miller Grove, daughters, Diana Williams of Elgin, Cheryl Conway of Tyler, Pamela Keller of Fate, grandchildren, Rick Williams of CA, Kym Voyles and husband Wayland of Mineola, Chance Spann of Fate, Chandler Bright of Mineola, Lisa Barclay and husband Bryan of Sulphur Springs, Lance Simpson and wife Stacy of Greenville, Exie Simpson of Austin, Hanna Simpson of Austin, Tiffany Sharp and husband Mike of Longview, Jon Simpson of Longview, Angela Fowler and husband Matt of Dallas, 13 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Dorothy Eleanor Mullen on June 2, 1986, his second wife, Lessie Keeton Conway on January 29, 2005, and sister, Joanne Adler.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.