Harlan Brooks Conley


GALLIPOLIS — Harlan Brooks “Chick” Conley, 76, of Gallipolis, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his residence.

He retired from the Goodyear-Shell Chemical Corp. of Apple Grove, W.Va., following 36 years of service. He was most proud of his loving family. He also enjoyed socializing with many friends and playing golf.

He was a U.S. Marine veteran whose memberships included Morning Dawn F&AM Lodge 7 and The Rose Commandary 43 Knights Templar of Gallipolis; Gallipolis Elks 107, Point Pleasant American Legion Post 23, and a former member of Cliffside Golf Course. He attended the First Church of the Nazarene of Gallipolis and also the Cornerstone Church of Bidwell.

Chick was born Oct. 19, 1939, in Gallipolis, son of the late Howard and Maxine Mink Conley.

He is survived by his daughters Susan Brooke Conley, of Columbus, and Lynn Brooke (Tim) Blakeley, of Versailles, Ohio; grandchildren Brooks and Tessa Blakeley, of Versailles; and two brothers and two sisters: William “Bill” (Vivian) Conley, Paul Conley, Jean Davison and Jacqueln Hughes, all of Gallipolis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Shimp.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, at McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt chapel, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Gene Harmon officiating. Burial will follow in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, where full military rites will be conducted by the Gallia County Veterans Services. Friends may call the funeral home Wednesday between 5-8 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.

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