Joed Connaway, 73, of Connersville passed away Thursday morning, February 18, 2021 at his residence.
He was born August 11, 1947 in Connersville, the son of William Edgar and Pauline Lenore Landis Connaway and was a proud graduate of Alquina High School, Class of 1965.
On January 17, Joed married Judith Yvonne Hannefy. Mrs. Connaway passed away January 31, 2020.
For over 25 years, Joed was employed at Design & Manufacturing until its closing. He later was employed for Advance Auto Parts. All through his life, he farmed not only the family farm but other farms in the area.
He had been a member of the Eagles and Moose Lodges.
Survivors include three children, Jamie (Gary) Naylor, Joel Connaway and Dana Baldwin, all of Connersville; six grandchildren, Jason Naylor, Tommy Naylor, Anna Connaway, Nicholas (Emily) Baldwin, Shaina Baldwin (Chandler Gable), and Madison Laird; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Lucinda (Danny) Roberts and Diana Hannefy (Mark Frank), all of Laurel; two nephews, Rodney Peters and Willy Vail; and a niece, Tina Barnes.
Besides his wife of 39 years, Judith, he was preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons, Justin Naylor and Jeffry Connaway and a niece, Sherry Vail Taylor.
As per Joed’s request there will be no public services. A private family graveside committal in Union Cemetery will be held at a future date. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alquina Blue Arrow Park and to the Justin Naylor Addiction Recovery Program.
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