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James Richard Conoly

September 25, 1929 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Mr. James Richard (Jimmy) Conoly, of Raeford, passed away to be with his Lord and Savior, on Monday, September 12, 2022.

Jimmy was born in Hoke County on September 25, 1929, to the late James Lawrence Conoly and Ruby (Bowen) Conoly. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Cole Conoly, and daughter, Rebecca Conoly Jones. Jimmy was a member of Raeford United Methodist Church, the Bob Lewis Sunday School Class, which he attended for 17 years with perfect attendance, served on many boards within the church, and was a Lay Leader. He was co-owner of Conoly Exxon Station in Raeford before he retired in the early 90s and served on the ABC board for over 45 years, as well as many other boards for the city. He was also a volunteer fireman with the Raeford Fire Department and Wagon Master of the Hoke County Wagon Train.

He is survived by two of his daughters, Deborah C. Adams, and her husband Harley Adams Jr., of Raeford, and Nancy L. (Cindy) Conoly, of Raeford, a brother, Bobby Conoly of Raeford, a sister, Caroline Riddle, of MO, five grandchildren, Pam Peck (Mark), Ricky Jones, Nicholas Hasty, Stephanie Jones (Kyle), Jenny Schrimpf (Brandon), seven great-grandchildren, Adam Wood, Ashley Bourne, Carter Jones, Rylan Jones, Eli Jones, Juliana and Logan Schrimpf, and one great-great grandson, Riley Bourne

A private memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, with Reverend Joshua Eom officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Thursday at the Raeford United Methodist Church Fellow Ship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to:

Raeford United Methodist Church

308 North Main Street

Raeford, NC 28376


Hospice Foundation of Hoke County

336 South Main Street

Raeford, NC 28376

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Gathering of Family and Friends
September 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Raeford United Methodist Church Fellow Ship Hall


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