The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


October 1, 2013

James Doyle Conway

James Doyle Conway was born on Feb. 6, 1925 in Jack County, Texas to Clifford L. and Lillie Lee (Smith) Conway.

He passed away at his home in Jacksboro, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. He was 88 years old.

Doyle was a proud World War II Navy veteran receiving the Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (3 stars).

He married LaVerne Rhoades on May 25, 1947 under a shade tree in Jack County, Texas.

Doyle was retired from W.R. Grace Petroleum company where he was a supervisor.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.

Among those who will cherish his sweet memory include his wife LaVerne of Jacksboro; his three children, Pat Brown and husband Shorty of Jacksboro, Jim Conway and wife Jennifer of Little Elm, Texas, and Ken Conway and wife Ludy of Freer, Texas; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and many other extended family members and friends

There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Roberts Branch Cemetery in Jack County, Texas with Coker Funeral Home of Jacksboro handling arrangements.  

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