Emmett Conway Jr. Obituary, Death – Friday, January 20, 2023 was the day when Emmett Arthur Conway Jr. passed away. He had 74 years under his belt. On March 9th, 1948, he came into the world in Chillicothe, Ohio. Both of his parents, Emmett Arthur, Sr. and Myrtle (Lundgren), passed away before he was born. Myrtle (Lundgren) Conway was his mother. His loving wife, Connie Hawk Conway, is the only person he leaves behind after he passes away.
Superior Hardwoods of Ohio, Inc. was founded by Emmett, who also served as the company’s CEO. He devoted his entire life to making improvements to and expanding the capabilities of the family firm. The things that he enjoyed most in life were spending time with his family and friends, as well as fishing, golfing, and forestry. He took pleasure in engaging in thought-provoking discussions, offering sound advice, and assisting others in realizing their full potential. He never stopped trying to make life easier for the individuals in his immediate environment. He also made sure to get the most out of life and had the biggest laugh anyone could ask for.
Former President of the Ohio Forestry Association and Chairman of the Paul Bunyan Show, he has extensive experience in the forestry industry. In the past, he has also served on the boards of directors for the McArthur Savings and Loan as well as the Unity Savings Bank. He was a member of the Jackson Commandery #53, the Athens Elks Lodge #973, the Aladdin Shriners, and the Delta Masonic Lodge #207 F&AM. In addition, he was a member of the Trowel Chapter #71 and the Trowel Council #71.
In addition, he is survived by his cherished children, Adam Conway (who is married to Lori) of Granville, Laura Clark (who is married to Sean) of Port Clinton, and Will Conway (who is married to Amber) of Athens. He also leaves behind Connie’s children, Clint Vaughn of Athens, Courtney Franc and Kylie Toy of San Diego, California. His nine grandchildren—Addison, Raleigh, Grayson, Gavin, Ainsley, Ally, Farrah, and Sloane—will mourn him terribly. Cora will also feel a profound void in her life. Emmett was the fourth of six children that his father, Emmett Sr., and mother, Myrtle, welcomed into the world.
His siblings, include compassionate individuals such as Carol Yegerlehner, Bobbie Sue (Earl) Elbert, Sandy (Bill) Morrissey, Jenny (Pat) Pesta, and Richard (Mary) Conway, are all listed as Yegerlehner. He was the uncle of many wonderful nieces and nephews who were his nieces and nephews. On Friday, January 27, people who knew the deceased are welcome to pay their condolences at the Calvary Assembly of God Church in McArthur, Ohio, between the hours of noon and 3:30 in the afternoon.
There will be a service for Freemasons at 3:30 in the afternoon. The funeral service, which will begin at four in the afternoon, will be led by Carmen Cline. The arrangements are being handled by the Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home, which can be found at 201 West High Street in McArthur, Ohio.