Ronald Eugene Conaway, 80, of Powderly, Texas passed away on September 23, 2020 at his home in Powderly, Texas. Visitation for Ronald will be Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 6-8 at Roden and Pryor Funeral Home in Paris, Texas. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 2:00pm at Roden and Pryor Funeral Home with Lance Williams officiating. Following the service will be internment at Rocky Pointe Cemetery in Moyer, Oklahoma with Tony Allen, Roy Norwood, Rabbit Daniels, JD Daniels, Vernon Thomas, Jody Thomas serving as pallbearers. Serving as honorary pallbearer is Pat Bright.
Ronald was born July 27, 1940 to Lloyd Conaway and Connie Dunn in El Paso, Texas. Ronald married Nancy Thomas on June 18, 1959 in El Paso, Texas. Ronald served in the United States Army where he also competed as a boxer and won the title “Golden Glove.” Shortly after Ronald joined the United States Air Force, where he served two tours in Vietnam as a door gunner. He later in life retired from the United States Air Force and Kimberly Clark where he worked in general maintenance. Ronald loved to fish; he was known to always have a trot line out. Ronald also was in the National Shoot to Retrieve Association with his best dog Hawk. In his spare time Ronald had a blues band where he played bass, harmonica and sang.
Ronald was presided in death by his wife, Nancy Conaway; parents, Lloyd Conaway and Connie Dunn; sister, Beverly Diggs; brother, Sonny Conaway; and great-granddaughter Marley Conaway.
Ronald is survived by his daughter Robin Conaway of Baudette, Minnesota; grandchildren, Montana Conaway-Thompson of Powderly, Texas, and Jagger Conaway of Baudette, Minnesota; great-granddaughter, Piper Thompson in Powderly, Texas; Sister-in-Law Debbie Pearson, Deport, Texas.
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