Dewey Addison “Doc” Conner, 82, widower of June (Lavinder) Conner, of Staunton, died Saturday, May 18, 2019, at his residence.

He was born January 19, 1937, in Shenandoah, a son of the late Clyde Raymond and Berta May (Holland) Conner.

Mr. Conner was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Merck. Doc was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church for many years. He loved photography, paintings, fishing, hunting and traveling.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Susan Conner of Churchville; a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mark Crosby of Staunton; three grandchildren, Michelle Robertson, Stephanie Powell and husband Stewart of Staunton, and Crystal Conner of Churchville; six great-grandchildren, Maggie and Conner Robertson, Trysta Schaefers, Brooke and Khloe Powell, and Eli Bowling; and a brother-in-law, Carroll Good of Shenandoah. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Arlene, Adeline, Geraldine, Pauline and Clyde; and a grandson, Jeremy Conner.

A graveside service was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens by the Rev. C.R. Conner.

The family would like to thank the staff at Brightview for their care and Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah.

Henry Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.henryfuneralhome.net. (Paid Obituary)

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