Conley Robert Ketron, age 76, of Bristol, Va., passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Wellmont Hospice House.
He was born January 27, 1941 in Bristol, Va., a son of the late Everett and Lola Shaffer Ketron. Conley was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a retired painter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Brian Ketron.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shelby Hickman Ketron; son, Greg Ketron; grandchildren, Alex Ketron, Rikki Ketron, Nathan Cook, Christy Cook, Charlie Pratt, and Krista Pratt; great grandchildren, Taylor and Lucas Cook, and Hunter Pratt; brothers, Cliff Ketron and wife Catherine, Fred Ketron and wife Vera; sisters, Judy Smith and husband Salem, Bernice Millard and husband Bill; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 8 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Les Ketron officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Mary’s Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Salem Smith, Scotty Smith, Rocky Smith, David Ketron, Roger Ketron and Terry Ketron. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. John Green.