Willard Conley, 89

July 02, 2010
  • Willard Conley

MAY 30, 1921-JUNE 30, 2010

Willard Conley, 89, of Hagerstown, passed away Wednesday, June 30, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 30, 1921, in Logan, W.Va., he was the last surviving child of Dewey and Betty Conley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Sixeas Conley; two sons, Wayne Willard and Harry Michael; and 17 brothers and sisters.

He was employed over the years at Western Maryland Railway, Potomac Dye and Finishing, and Brandt Cabinet Works.

He was a lifetime member of Funkstown American Legion Post 211 and AMVETS Post 10.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by three daughters, Susan E. Phillips, Mona L. Phillips and Carla L. Green and husband, Robert Green Jr.; one son, Blake A. Conley and companion, Jane Davis, all of Hagerstown. He is survived by his nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and pet buddies, Ernie and Mickey.


Funeral services will be at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Baltimore, MD 21204.

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