Robert Conway, Sr.

Robert Conway, Sr.

1922-2017

Services for Robert Clayton Conway Sr., 94, of Canton were held March 11, 2017, at Canton Church of Christ in Canton.

Graveside services were held at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Canton.

He passed away on March 8, 2017, in Canton.

He was born on December 5, 1922, in Glenmora, La to Ray Allen and Mentora “Minnie” Stephens Conway.

He served during World War II. During that time he received many decorations including American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon, 1 Service Strip, and 2 Overseas Service Bars. Robert was a mechanic for PanAir for a time before returning to Texas. He played semi pro-baseball during the 1940s. He loved to fish, golf, gardening, drinking coffee, and playing with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Florence Conway of Canton; son, Robert Clayton Conway Jr. and wife Kathy of Canton; daughter, Ruth and Tim Braud of Many, La; daughter, Karen Conway of Canton; daughter, Kristine Conway of Frisco; grandchildren, Robert Clayton Conway III and wife Alicia of Canton, Anna K. Pazos of Canton, Justin and Kerri Davis of Pelican, La; Tammy and Derek Mong of Many, La, Travis and Cherish Davis of Florien, La, and Kaitlyn Whetstine of Spokane, Wash.; great grandchildren, Robert Clayton Conway IV, Casey R. Conway, Ridge C. Conway, Stockton L. Cranek, Lincoln Pazos, Brooke Davis, Ty Davis, Addie Davis, Kaitlyn Mong, Jase, Mong, Mallory Keys, Prestin Davis; great-great-grandchildren, Layla, Luke, Lynnlee.