Clarence M. Conley, 86 years old, of Kingman passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in Kingman from complications caused by pneumonia. All his daughters were at his bedside. Clarence was born on Aug. 8, 1931 in Rose City, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Geraldine Conley, and his siblings; Thelma, Virginia, Doris, William, Florence, and Donald.
Clarence enlisted in the United States Army July 11, 1950. He served with the 530th QM Co. during the Korean War for three years as an aircraft supply specialist. During that time, he received the Korean service medal with five bronze service stars and a UN service medal. He was honorably discharged in July 1953.
He married Rosemary Armstrong in 1956 and they had four daughters. They lived in Michigan in 1977. Clarence was a jack of all trades and could do anything he set his mind to. He worked at KAR Diesel Repair as a diesel mechanic before moving on to TEXACO Gas Company as a truck driver, where he worked during the 80’s and 90’s. When he retired from TEXACO he spent his time traveling, visiting his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren until he finally decided to stay in Kingman, residing with one of his daughters.
Clarence was a great father and provider for his family and a wonderful grandfather to his grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as an animal lover.
He is survived by his living children; Karen Stockton of Arvada, Colorado, Mary (Lyle) Cornman of Kingman, Michelle (Gil) Harn of Lake City, Florida, and Kathleen Maple of Indianapolis, Indiana; his many grandchildren and great grandchildren, his dog Banjo, and cat Chloe.
Cremation has taken place with Sutton Mortuary and a memorial service will be held at a later date.