8/12/2020 12:11:00 PM James S. Conway, 82, Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home
James S. Conway, 82, of Elizabethtown died at 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2020, at his caregiver's home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus with Pastor Steve Muster officiating. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 12, 2020, from 4 until 7 p.m. and Thursday, August 13, 2020, from 9 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Mr. Conway was a veteran of the U.S. Army graduated from Franklin College where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He received his physical therapy certification at the Mayo Clinic. Mr. Conway started the Physical Therapy Department at Jackson County Hospital and became the Director of Rehabilitation. He was also a member of the Columbus Moose Lodge No. 398 and enjoyed tinkering on the farm in his spare time.
Born May 20, 1938, in Columbus, Mr. Conway was the son of Martin H. and Clara Mae Holton Conway. On April 1, 1967, he married Aurelia May Pasko.
Survivors include his children, Stephen Conway of Indianapolis and Nadine (Scott) Gilkison of Greenfield; grandchildren, Rachael, Kate, Cole, and Makenzie Gilkison; brother, Thomas (Mary Ann) Conway of Elizabethtown; and sister, Glenna Malone of Columbus.
Mr. Conway was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.