Robert K. “Bobby” Conway, Sr.
Robert K. “Bobby” Conway, Sr., 66, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, at his home. Services to remember his life will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, Aug. 26, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home with the Rev. K. Ray McDowell, officiating. Committal and Interment will follow services in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born on April 25, 1945 in Orange to his parents, Roy King Conway and Ethel (Nezat) Conway, he was a lifelong resident of Orange and worked as a welder and ship fitter for Levingston Shipbuilding Company and also for T. D. I. Halter. Bobby was a wonderful husband, a loving father and a loving grandfather. He will be remembered for his many acts of kindness to family and friends.
Bobby is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Roy Conway and his two brothers, John Conway and Roy J. Conway.
Those who will most cherish his memory are his loving wife of 46 years, Mamie Conway of Orange; his three sons, Kelly Alford and wife, Donna of Orange, Robert K. Conway, Jr. of Tennessee Colony, Texas and Thomas Conway and wife, June of Orange; his daughter, Geanna Conway Courmier and husband, Paul of Vinton; his daughter-in-law, Wendy Conway and fiancé Robert “Beau” Smith of Orange, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Honoring Bobby as pallbearers are George “Scooter” Conway, Thomas Conway, Kelly Alford, Paul Courmier, Jay Conway and James Harrison. Honorary pallbearers are Jack Wright and Joe Luna.
For persons desiring memorial contributions, please make a donation in memory of Bobby to Altus Hospice, 2900 North Street, Suite 100, Beaumont, Texas 77702.
Bobby’s family wishes to express sincere thanks to all of the staff of Altus Hospice for their loving care of Bobby and support they extended to the family.