Jan. 26, 2023

Jonathan R. Conway, 44, of Morganton, NC passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 19, 2023. He was born on February 18, 1978 in Sarasota County, FL to Timothy L Conway and Sally Shannon McGill. He worked for Jim Ellis Automotive Group in Atlanta for many years. He recently owned and operated Conway Custom Guns in Morganton. He married his wife, Destiney on March 20, 2016 at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA. Jonathan was a kind and loving soul, husband to a wife, Destiney and father to a child, Noelle who he loved dearly. His paternal and maternal grandparents and their families were important to him in life. Jonathan enjoyed spending time with his grandparents on their farm in Burke County and fishing with his grandparents in Florida. He was an avid snow boarder.

He is survived by his wife, Destiney Tew Conway; daughter, Noelle E. Conway; father, Timothy Conway and mother, Sally Shannon McGill; brothers, Michael Conway, Anthony Conway and Christopher Conway Whiten; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

A graveside service will be at 1:00pm, Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Bethel United Methodist Church on Dysartsville Rd. with Rev. Scott Weimer officiating. The family will speak to friends following the service.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Our deepest sympathies to your family on the loss of Jonathan. We are members at Faith Pres on Bost Road and Richard and Beth, his uncle and aunt are so dear to us. When they hurt, we all hurt and do hurt for his family. May the Lord God comfort you as you grieve. Jesus knew loss too and cried when his friend died. He knows our pain so he is a perfect comfort. Our prayer is that you’ll take all you’re feeling to Him. He can help you bear it AND walk you through pain and suffering. He experienced pain and suffering on our behalf. May he bring you peace and supply all your needs as you look to him. He is near!

—The Hall Family

Our sincere condolences to the family, classmates, and friends of our Manatee High School Class of 1996 Alumnus Manatee High School Alumni Association Bradenton, FL

—Manatee High Alumni Association
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Destiney we are so very sorry for loss. May God bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. You , Noelle and the family are in are our thoughts and prayers. Carol, Cody and Cheyenne McMahan

—Carol McMahan

Sally, my heart is breaking for you. Praying for you, Jonathan’s wife, daughter and your family.

—Babs Harris

Sally. I am heartbroken for you and your family.

—Cherie Nelson

Wishing you peace and love during this most difficult time. We are lifting you up in our prayers. Heart-felt condolences, Brian and Laura Fowler

—Laura Fowler

Sally I am so very sorry to hear about Jonathan. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

—Annie Smethurst Hunter
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My heart hurts for Jonathan’s family and friends. I can’t wrap my head around his passing just yet. He was my sons good friend in school and I knew him well. I enjoyed seeing on FB his wedding pictures, birth of his daughter and how he became a wonderful good man. I wish I was able to physically hug you Sally and Chris, and take away your huge pain and sorrow, but sadly I can not as I live too far away. I can pray for you both and Jonathan’s wife and daughter that our Lord brings you peace and comforts you all. I love you Sally and Chris. I’m truly heartbroken.

—Cathy Richardson
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—Calvin Philpott

Chris so sorry for your loss ours prayers are with you and your family.🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

—Jim Butler