Gregory Wade Conaway was the ninth of ten children born to William Martin Conaway Jr. & Corrine Johnson Conaway on February 25,1956.
Greg attended DA Holmes Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Central High School class of in 1974. He attended a trade school and later enlisted in the United States Army. November 2, 1976.
Gregory met Dianne Woods and to that union, Tiffany Conaway was born. He later met his wife Vanessa in the United States Army. They wed on February 1,1978, and this union was blessed with two children, Corrine & Gregory Jr. Greg and Vanessa were stationed in Leavenworth, Kansas and lived in Germany for several years. Gregory retired from the Army, April 24, 1995. The family moved to Maryland, Virginia until he returned home to Kansas City, Missouri in 2017.
Gregory was a free spirit who loved his music. He was a very upbeat and kind person who loved his family. He would talk to anyone that would listen and would always have advice. Gregory was a jokester and very well-liked. He had many positive words or jokes to keep you smiling always showing love. He will be greatly missed.
Gregory departed this life on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vanessa Conaway; daughter, Corrine Conaway; parents, William and Corrine Conaway; one brother, John Conaway; and four sisters, Myrtle Conaway, Gracie Murray, Linda Heath and Judith Conaway.
Gregory Leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Tiffany Conaway of Dallas Tx; son, Gregory Conaway of Pennsylvania; one granddaughter, Nikara Conaway; one grandson, Sirus Conaway; one brother, Keith Conaway (Gladys) of St. Louis Mo; three sisters, Lillian Jackson (Willie), June Copeland, and Faye Conaway, all of Kansas City Mo; aunt, Cleo Pollard of Kansas City, Mo; uncle, Rev. Wilbur Conaway of Higginsville Mo; two special friends, Maureen and Art, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
3:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)
Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services LLC
Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services 2800 East 18th Street. ~ Kansas City, Missouri 64127 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 ~ 3:00 p.m. Rev. Wilbur Conaway, Officiating