Rovene DaWayne Conkright passed away Friday morning at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital. He was 73.
Born October 27, 1940 at Crawfordsville, he was the son of Fred and Geneva (Brown) Conkright. He attended Horace Mann School in Crawfordsville.
He was the owner of DaWayne’s Installation Service and spent many years as a carpet installer.
He enjoyed writing poetry, fishing and mushroom hunting.
Surviving family includes son Aaron (Marcy) Conkright of Crawfordsville; granddaughter Amber (Cory) Lawson; grandson Ian Conkright; great-grandchildren Jaylee Lawson and Maddyson Lawson; sisters Clova (Jerry) Watt and Cheryl (Larry) Cope; brother Teryl (Shirley)Conkright; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sisters Nancy Conkright and Norvella Jones and brothers Clayton Conkright and Jack Conkright.
A graveside service will be 2:00pm Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery Grant Avenue with Pastor Duane Abston officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.BurkhartFH.com.