WICOMICO CHURCH—James “Jim” or “Jimmy” Ewell Forrester Conley Jr., 69, of Wicomico Church passed away on April 1, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eloise Conley Anderson and James Ewell Forrester Conley Sr.; and his brother, Headley Lee Conley.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Beth Valentine Conley; daughter, Ashley O’Bier (Brian); son, James E. Conley III (Beth); four grandchildren, Austin, Ben, David and James; stepmother, Sharon Conley; sisters, Betty Bryant (Preston), Sally Gaughn (Mike) and Anne Reed (Stace); brothers, Paul Conley (Lisa) and Richard Bladen (Kristie); a special uncle, Lawson Headley (Gail); and numerous nieces and nephews.
He spent his childhood in Wicomico and graduated from Northumberland High School.
He served in the Navy for four years on a carrier in the Mediterranean. He also worked as a marine electrician at Tiffany Yachts for over 40 years.
He was a history buff, avid reader, sports fan and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
After retiring, he and his wife enjoyed cruising, travel, theater and attending baseball games.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.