Gary L. Conley, 71, of Hannibal, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at his home.

Gary L. Conley, 71, of Hannibal, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Richard Reed will officiate.

Burial with full military rites by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post #55 will be at Grand View Burial Park.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Gary was born Oct. 17, 1946, in Hannibal, to Victor Lee and Mary Irene Roland Conley.

He was married to Gloria Gibson on Sept. 2, 1967 in Hannibal. She preceded him in death June 28, 2003.

Survivors include three children, Bradley Conley (Carol) of Parkville, Jeana Green (Butch) of Hannibal and Tammy Whittaker (Archie) of Hannibal and Christy Rice, who was like a daughter to him. He is also survived by two sisters, Carolyn Reed (Richard) of New London and Marilyn Toolate (Russell) of Hannibal; seven grandchildren, Meagan Smith, Andrew Green, Shelby Conley, Shelton Conley, Bethany Conley, Lyndsey Conley and Samantha Whittaker; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Richard Lee Conley; and one son, Craig Andrew Conley.

Gary was a United States Navy Veteran. He served his country proudly during the Vietnam War.

Professionally, Gary worked as a medical transport driver. He also previously worked as a security guard at the Gardner Denver Plant and with the Hannibal Street Department.

Gary was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. He also enjoyed fishing, bowling and was an umpire and softball coach and player for many years.

Gary was a member of the Mark Twain Emergency Squad.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.

Pallbearers will be Shelton Conley, Andrew Green, Ed Gibbons, George Toolate, Tony Rickard and Raymond Reed.

Honorary pallbearers will be Archie Whittaker II, Butch Green, Jr., Richard Reed, Jr., Richard Reed, Sr., Larry Brinkley and Graylon Franklin.

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