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ATLANTA -- Dwight Frederick Conaway,
75, of Atlanta, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at 11:07 p.m. at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
Private funeral services are scheduled.
Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery, rural Atlanta.
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta is in charge
Mr. Conaway was a machinist at
the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. He retired
from Logan Correctional Center as an engineer.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was born June 24, 1933, in Mount Pulaski to
Ralph and Blanche Conaway. He married Donna W. Hoyle
on Nov. 26, 1955, in Chicago. She preceded him in
death on Nov. 2, 2006, in Atlanta.
He is survived by his three daughters, Karen (and
David) Pearce of Laural, Md., Connie Hoyle of
Lincoln and Linda (and Neil) Webster of Lincoln; and
four grandchildren, Heather, Dennis Michael, Ricky
and Nicholas. Clint Wurth was a special friend who
was like the son he never had.
Mr. Conaway was of the Christian faith.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad or
Logan County Paramedic Association.
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