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William Arthur ConleyPassing: November 25, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 27th @ 11:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, November 26th @ 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Wednesday, November 27th

MITCHELL – William Arthur Conley, 81,passed away Monday, November 25, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born November 27, 1937, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Everett and Mabel (Bowers) Conley.  He married Dorothy Alice Tarr July 4, 1958.

Bill retired from Carpenter Body Works and then established Conley’s Electric Service. He finished his career at Gallatin Steel in Kentucky.  Bill graduated from Mitchell High School in 1956 and was a member of First Baptist Church where he served as deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher, song leader, and moderator of the Orleans Baptist Association.  He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Dorothy Conley of Mitchell
Phyllis Ann Conley of Bloomington
Linda Anita Conley of Mitchell
Bryan Arthur (Amy) Conley of Columbus, Ohio
Callie (Jason Houchin) Hatfield
Will Conley
Riley Conley
great grandchildren,
Olivia and Seth
Mary Jane Hartley of Campbellsburg
Kay Goodman of Polk City, Florida
Wayne Conley of Polk City, Florida
David Conley of Orleans

His parents; great grandson, Allen Jay Houchin; and siblings, Barbara Lindley, Howard Conley, Gail Witmer, Elmer Conley and Edgar Conley, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Reggie Clark and Brother David Conley officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m.  – 7:00 p.m.  Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Eddie hatfield | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: November 30, 2019
    Phyllis, sorry for your loss. I'm so happy he is no longer suffering from anything.
  2. Guest: Judy Stevens | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: November 29, 2019
    Dear Conley family please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. What a great man Mr. Bill was and how lucky you all were to have him all these years.. May The Good Lord hold you all in His Hands of peace and mercy at this sad time.
  3. Guest: Natalie & JohnTritle | Bloomington, IN
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Callie, We am so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ❤
  4. Guest: Deanna Conley Richey | Melbourne, Australia
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Sending my love to Aunt Dorothy, Phyllis, Linda and Brian across the miles during this sad time. I will always remember Uncle Bill’s easy smile and jovial laugh. Praying God’s peace will comfort you in the days ahead. Love, Deanna & family
  5. Guest: Patrice Buher | Scottsdale, AZ
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Phyllis and family of William Conley Many thoughts and prayers to you as you walk along this path.....
  6. Guest: James E Richardson | Mitchell
    Date: November 26, 2019
    My sympathies to the family
  7. Guest: Angela Conley | Sylva, NC
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Dear Aunt Dorothy, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing. Praying for you and family I would love to be there to support. Love Angela
  8. Guest: Mark and Samantha Mathis | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 26, 2019
    We are praying for the family.
  9. Guest: David McPherson | Mitchell, Ind.
    Date: November 26, 2019
    He was great person and he will be missed
  10. Guest: Cynthia Mullis | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Dear Dorothy and family, Very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. You have been such a kind and dear couple, I have always appreciated you. Please know that you and your family are being prayed for. God bless you, Cindy(Barlow)Mullis and Bill Mullis
  11. Guest: Sandy Neal | ORLEANS
    Date: November 26, 2019
    Phyllis, sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Sandy Pipher Neal