James "Bee-Kid" Conaway, 51, of Ackerly, formerly of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Martin County Hospital. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Dickens Cemetery, Dickens, Texas.|
James was born June 24, 1964, at Hale Center, Texas to JoAnn Geer (Conaway) and Donald Joe Conaway. He has been a lifetime Texan, except for 10 years in Missouri. His business was JC Heavy Equipment Repair. He married Kimberly White June 4, 2001, in Howard County. James was an avid gun collector as well as metal detecting. He found many items from the Civil War, including a belt buckle. His latest hobby was flying drones, with which he had a lot of fun. James was a Christian.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Conaway of the home; three daughters, Chrystal Conaway of Marble Falls, and Lorna Conaway and Emily Conaway, both of Ackerly; two sons, Dustin Saucedo and wife, Courtney, of Diamond, Mo. and Jonathan Saucedo and wife, Julie, of Midland; his grandchildren, Taylor Clark and Sage Clark of Marble Falls and Jamison Clark of Diamond, Mo., and Eala Saucedo, Levi Saucedo and Gabriel Saucedo, all of Midland; two brothers, Donald Joe Conaway Jr. and wife, Kim, of Yantis and Jackie Eugene Conaway of Spur; two nephews, Justin and Joseph Conaway of Yantis; father-in-law, Ben White of Crossett, Ark.; mother-in-law, Gloria Alexander of Scottsboro, Ala.; brother-in-laws, Randy White and wife, Bertha, of Big Spring and Michael White and wife, Rhonda, of Scottsboro, Ala.; his sister-in-law, Peggy Barringer and husband, Jimmy, of Mansfield, La.; and his uncle, Jimmy Graves, of Big Spring.
James was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Jan. 26, 2016