Gerald Lee "Jerry" Conway Sr., 72, of Keota, OK passed away Saturday, December 12, 2015 in Keota. Gerald was born September 30, 1943 in Danville, IL to Charles W. & Janet (Williams) Conway. He was a truck driver. Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Conway; his parents, Charles Conway & Janet Phillips; sister, Charlotte.
He was the best Papa, always there for his grandkids. He was a Papa to many children at the Bokoshe School; he would always interact with them asking them how they were doing.
Survivors include his daughters, Angela Denise & Gabe Rosa of Bokoshe, OK, Julie & Thomas Truax of Keota, OK; son, Gerald Jr. & Teresa Conway of Bokoshe, OK; 6 grandchildren, Cash, Caden, Calee, Evan, Shane, & Kaylee; sister, Charlene & David Cone of London, AR; brother, Charles Conway of San Clemente, CA; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Pastor Ronald Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Ok. Pallbearers will be Gabe Rosa, Thomas Truax, Eugene Cobb, Randy Collins Jr., Johnny Bowman, Randy Collins Sr., Cash Waggoner, Travis Whitecotton.
The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.