2017-06-14 / Obituaries

Russell L. Conway

Russell L. Conway, 57, of Camden, formerly of Walton, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

He was born March 29, 1960, in Sidney, a son of Lyle and Charlotte Gordon Conway, and graduated from Walton High School in 1978. Russell served with the U.S. Army from 1978 until his honorable discharge in 1982. He worked as a roofer, tunnel worker and truck driver before his employment with Sharman Propane. Russell lived in the Camden area for the past 20 years and was an avid supporter of Little League and always enjoyed watching his sons play ball. Russ had a love for animals, enjoyed pony and horse pulls and also enjoyed team penning.

Surviving besides his mother, Charlotte Jones, Walton, is his maternal grandmother, Susan Palmatier of Walton; three sons, Chad Conway and Lisa Magtutu, Lusby, Md., Christopher Conway and Lisa Thompson, Binghamton; Cody and Jamie Conway, Oneonta; and a special daughter, Heidi Kelley, Marcy; seven grandchildren: Anthony, Austin, Devin, Dustin, Cayden, Bryden and Kaident; two sisters, Laurie Eckert, Unadilla, and Carin and Kevin Wood, Walton; his longtime girlfriend, Lynette Clark and brother-in law-Jon and Lana Clark; sisters-in-law Karen Clark and Laura and Jamie Darling, and several aunts, uncles nieces and nephews.

Besides his dad in 2006, he was predeceased by his brother, Christopher, in 1988.

Calling hours were Friday, June 9, from 5-8 p.m. at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden. A service followed at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Calling hours were also held Saturday, June 10, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with a funeral service at 1 p.m. from the New Hope Church, 45 Stockton Ave., Walton. Burial followed at the Walton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the family, 8655 Whiskey Island Road, Camden, NY 13316.

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