George Wilson ‘Will’ Conway

Published 8:44 am Friday, May 29, 2020

George Wilson “Will” Conway passed away peacefully, May 15, 2020, surrounded by loved ones at home. He was 32 years old.

Will, a native of Vicksburg, attended Children’s House Montessori, the Vicksburg Early Education Center, Beechwood Elementary School and Jacobs Ladder Learning Center. He participated in Special Olympics, Buddy Basketball, Challenge League Baseball, Camp Silver Cloud, Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church, and the Mardi Gras Parade. Will was a member of The Boys Night Out Club and the Monday Night Football Group at Beechwood Restaurant with Will Hood. He worked at McAlister’s Deli as a greeter and loved it. Will also enjoyed going to the YMCA and visiting with all his friends. He took great joy in therapeutic horseback riding with Leigh Ann Nosser, fishing with Greg Hayes and riding shotgun with Ford Emery. Will loved being with his family at Eagle Lake, listening to country music and keeping up with his Facebook friends.

Will was a member of the Church of Holy Trinity and First Presbyterian Church.

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He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Eustace Conway, Jr. and his uncle, George Sherman Cronia Jr.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eustace Conway, III, his brother, Eustace Cowan Conway and wife, Mary-Hendrix and their children, Tace and Kiger of Madison, Mississippi, his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Sherman Cronia, Sr., of Vicksburg, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family would like to thank everyone who helped Will throughout his lifetime, including Delta Fresenius Dialysis Group, staff of Medical Associates, staff of River Region, staff of Promise Hospital, Annette Scott, Tammy Hatchett, Donna Jones, Tashiba Hatchett as well as the board, staff and students of Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center, we are humbled and grateful.

Thank you to Encompass Home Health and Hospice who provided such special care for our son.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in his memory to: Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center Building Fund, 1017 Harrison Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180.

On Tuesday, June 2, at 11:00 a.m., a graveside burial honoring the life of George Wilson Conway will be held at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery, practicing social distancing.