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1933 James 2017

James J. Conroy

March 2, 1933 — August 17, 2017


James J. Conroy, age 84 years, died August 17, 2017 at his home in Whitley City, Kentucky.

He was born in Butte, Montana on March 2, 1933 the son of James and Marie J. (Carter) Conroy. Jim was retired from serving his country in the United States Navy and had worked for years in his own Jim’s Lock Shop.  He was a member of the VFW and American Legion Post #115 and enjoyed travelling.

His parents precede him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Dora (Bryant) Conroy of Whitley City, Kentucky; children, Roy “Butch” Siekbert of Cincinnati, Ohio, Roger Siekbert (Shelly) of St. Petersburg, Florida, Susan Miller (Louis) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Dennis Siekbert (Joyce) of Pine Knot, Kentucky, Terri Belanger (Randy) of Middlesboro, Kentucky, Barry Siekbert (Tracy) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Larry Siekbert of Whitley City, Kentucky; sisters, Linda Conroy and Shirley Kay Tallon both of Butte, Montana; 11 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 2pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Rev. Rufus Hughes officiating.  Burial will follow in the Bryant Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12-2pm Sunday at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.


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Sunday, August 20, 2017

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