Joe Conkle Death, Obituary – Unfortunately, Mr. Joe Bill Conkle has passed away, and we are the ones who must break the news to each and every one of you. Our deepest condolences are extended to each and every one of you. At a later time, you will be provided with information relevant to the particulars of the arrangements that have been made.
Please keep the family, as well as the members of our church family, in your prayers, and remember them in your thoughts and considerations as well. It has been great having him here with us, and we are going to miss that. On the 28th of August in 2022, Joe Felton Conkle, who had lived in Griffin, Georgia all of his life and had reached the age of 92, passed away.
Joe was introduced into this world on February 18, 1930, in the city of Lovejoy, in the state of Georgia. Nikki Conkle, who was his granddaughter, Glenn Conkle, who was his brother, and Florine Conkle, who was his sister, all passed away before he did.
His immediate ancestors included his parents, Joe Hemory and Elizabeth Berry Conkle, who were also his parents. Joe was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in that branch of the military during the Korean War and having participated in combat.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting deer, fishing, and a variety of other activities that took place in the great outdoors and was a member of the Griffin Boat Club. Before he decided to retire, he spent a significant portion of his career working for the DuPont Company. Joe was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Griffin, Georgia, where he regularly attended services.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Conkle; son, Joey Conkle, and wife, Kathy; grandchildren, Austin Conkle, James Alligood, and wife, Jessica, Kayci Unsworth and husband, Bennett, Kristin Hester; and great grandchildren, Taylor Alligood, Bailey Alligood, Chandler Unsworth, Carter Unsworth, Jimmy Hester. He is also survived by his wife, Betty J. Conkle. Betty J. Conkle, who was his wife, is also among those who go on after him.
On the morning of Friday, September 2, 2022, the Conner-Westbury Funeral Home will be open for visitors from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The viewing will be held there. Following the conclusion of that, there will be a service held in the chapel. Pastor Gene Luke will serve as the master of ceremonies for the event. Following the conclusion of the service, the funeral procession will make its way to Oak Hill Cemetery for the burial of the deceased.