Herman William Conway | 1947-2018

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

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Herman William Conway

Herman William Conway, 70, died Monday, June 11, 2018, in Forestburg.

Funeral was June 15 at the First Baptist Church of Forestburg with Pastor Tim Neely officiating. Burial followed at Perryman Cemetery in Forestburg.

White Family Funeral Home in Bowie handled arrangements.

Herman was born Sept. 29, 1947, in Jacksboro to William and Marjorie (Lyles) Conway. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971.

He had a lifelong career in law enforcement. He was a police officer for the Nocona Police Department, then he was a patrolman and later chief of police for the Decatur Police Department, and then chief of police for Saint Jo Police Department. He worked 13 years for Webber Aircraft, and during this time, he was a deputy constable for Jack County. Herman returned to Montague County and served as constable for 16 years and a county commissioner for four years until his retirement in December 2016.

He was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Grace Maxwell; parents W.F. and Marjorie Conway; and sisters Elizabeth Conway and Frankie Castle.

Herman is survived by his wife, Marsha Conway of Forestburg; children Tonya Calhoun and husband, Calvin, of Forestburg, Sarah Knabe and husband, Rusty, of Fort Worth, and Willy Conway of Forestburg; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and sisters Carolyn Fenoglio of Nocona, Sharron James of Nocona and Rachel Ingram of Bowie.

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