Richard Clarence Conover, 77, of Lone Jack, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at his home. There are no services planned at this time.
Richard Clarence Conover was born in Joplin, Missouri on September 18th, 1942. He grew up in the St. Louis area and was very active in sports – he attended Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri on scholarship and participated in Football, Basketball and Tennis and excelled at all.
He was in the National Guard and was very proud and ready to protect his country.
He attended college in Greely, Colorado and started his accounting career in Memphis at a cotton company and appreciated the business experience it provided.
He was an Insurance Examiner for the State of Missouri and he met his wife Peg while auditing the insurance company she worked at – they were married six weeks later and enjoyed 48 years together. He retired from the State of Kansas Insurance Department.
He was a proud father/grandfather of two sons and 5 grandchildren. He loved the outdoors and maintaining his yard and home having grown up in apartments and became very good at carpentry projects and appliance repair.
He was a loyal and proud fan of the K.C. Chiefs – he knew deep down that they would win the Super Bowl and never lost his faith in them – we are so happy he got to see it happen
He was preceded in death by his mother and father – Clarence and Lucille Conover
He is survived by his wife Peg, his son Jason and his granddaughters – Katelynn and Kelsey Lone Jack residents and his son Justin, and family of Amy, and grandsons Luke and Matthias and granddaughter Ella of Redmond, Washington. His sister Joyce and brother-in-law David Burton and many cousins around the country.
He will be missed and loved and will be forever in our hearts.
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