William Herman “Billy” Conley, age 70, died Monday evening at Wayne/UNC Healthcare. Born in Cumberland County, NC, he was the son of the late Eddie Eugene and Dorothy Haug Conley. A former member of Emmaus Baptist Church, he currently was a member of St. John Free Will Baptist Church where he was a former deacon. He was a self employed carpenter and was a retired member of Arrington Volunteer Fire Department, serving as a former chief.
Funeral Services will be held Friday at 6:00 pm from the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Sauls and Rev. Wade Parker officiating. A committal service will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at the Emmaus Baptist Church Cemetery.
Billy is survived by his wife, Rose Barwick Conley; his two sons and daughters-in-law, William H. Conley, II (Melissa) and Jordan Conley (Savannah); his daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie Brooke Conley Parkhurst (Jeffrey); his brother and sister-in-law, Larry Conley (Neta); his sister and brother-in-law, Libby Newsome (John); his grandchildren, Natalie, Liam, Jackson, Emily, Noah and Davis; three nieces, Ashley Conley Tillett, Susan Patchkofski and Beth Whitley.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Eddie Eugene Conley, Jr.
Flowers are welcome and memorial contributions may be directed to Make A Wish Eastern North Carolina, 3809 Computer Drive, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27609
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Conley family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.
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