ConleyMay 10, 1927 - Aug. 28, 2013 YUKON James Roy "Jim" Conley, 86, was born May 10, 1927 in Watonga, OK to Melvin Roy and Pauline (Crail) Conley. He passed away Aug. 28, 2013 at his home in Yukon, OK. James honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a rancher and for the Oklahoma State Soil Conservation. He came to Yukon in 1967 and worked for Aero Commander and Valspar Paint Company in Oklahoma City. He finished his career working in Yukon for the City Parks Department. James loved fishing and using his metal detector. He has a large stamp collection as well as Indian artifacts. James is survived by his wife, Ruth Vernell Conley; step-son, Welby W. Wood & spouse Karen J. Wood; and step-great-grandson, Justin D. Wood. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-grandson, Kenton D. Wood; and sister, Louise Brown. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sat., Aug. 31, 2013 in the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com

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Published in The Oklahoman on Aug. 30, 2013