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Franklin Conley Obituary


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“Dear David, I remember Frank with much fondness from our school years. Please know that my heart is with you during these difficult times. My...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Cheryl Wooten Spriggs - Ashland, KY

“Mr. Conley was a good friend to me. We sang at school and enjoyed the gospel. He made a difference in my life, and he will always be a hero to me. I...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jonathan Simpson - Proctorville, OH

“I got Frank's message on the 6th that he wished he could see me again. I know that someday we will have that visit. I am sure the family will miss...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Russ Keeton - Friend

“Always had a smile and he always had Faith My prayers to the Family ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Charlie Fuller - Saint Joseph, MI

“Sorry for your loss Angie. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Damron - Co-Worker/Friend

“I first met Frank and his loving family in church. We became friends and attended OUSC together. He was a gentle and caring man and a good friend. ...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Jordan - Ironton, OH

“Sorry for your loss Angie ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Shafer - Friend

“Beverly, I am so sorry for your loss.Frank was a great guy. He will be sadly missed. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine Allen - friend

“We will be praying for your family. We are sorry for your loss ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dan and Penny Horn - Orlando, FL


Franklin Conley, 66, of Ironton, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. The Ironton, Ohio native was born October 19, 1946 the son of the late Earl Matthew and Ethel Mae Davisson Conley. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Wiley Conley, whom he married November 22, 1968.

Mr. Conley was a 1965 graduate of Dawson Bryant High School and a 1992 graduate of Ohio University, where he received his Bachelor Degree in Education. In 1965, he joined the U.S. Navy serving in Vietnam. He was a lab analyst for Ironton Iron and a teacher for the Open Door School and Dawson Bryant School District. He was of the Wesleyan Holiness faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by:
a brother: John Conley

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
5 daughters: Angie Conley of Ironton, Kimberly Eades (Tim) of Circleville, OH, Betsy Cox (Scott) of Pedro, Jennifer Runals (Mark) and Julie Childers (Wes) all of Hilliard, OH
a son: Ryan Conley of Ironton
3 brothers: Fred Conley, Earl Conley Jr. both of Ironton and David Conley of Coal Grove
a sister: Mary Ann Conley of Ironton
17 grandchildren: Matthew, Richard, Jared, Justin, Kristian, Cody, Kassidi, Grace, Hannah, Sydnee, Devin, Alison, Alex, Madison, Lauren, Maggie, and Drew
one great grandchild: Jada

Funeral services will be 11AM Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the First Church of the Nazarene with Dr. Tim Eades officiating with the body to lie in state one hour prior to the services. Visitation will be Wednesday 6-9pm at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South Seventh Street, Ironton, OH.

To view the video tribute, please click on the following link http://videos.lifetributes.com/375166

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