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Fred Carol Conaway, 85, of Cornelius, North Carolina, formerly of Fairmont, died Saturday (Jan. 7, 2017) in Cornelius, North Carolina.
He was born in Barrackville, a son of the late Harry and Arlene Ely Conaway.
Fred proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He retired from the United Mine Workers Association working in the Barrackville Mines as a supply clerk. He had been a member of Barrackville Church of Christ and Oakwood Road Church of Christ. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed dancing.
He is survived by his stepson, Frank Cervo and his wife Wilma, of Davidson, North Carolina; one stepdaughter, Linda Haney and her husband Ronnie, of Charlotte, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Scott Cervo, Michelle Heller and her husband Eric, Michael Haney and his wife Cathy, Travis Haney and Berri Pratt; five great-grandchildren, Isaac Heller, Oliver Heller, Anna Marie Haney, Katlin Haney and Grant Haney; three nephews, Doug Conaway, Dan Conaway and Rob Conaway; one niece, Pam Conaway; and one sister-in-law, Gypsy Conaway.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Leona "Lee" Marie Conaway; and three brothers, Frank Conaway, Harry Conaway and Jack Conaway.
Friends and family may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Evangelist Brent Gallagher officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Garden where full military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com
Published on January 10, 2017
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