“Thank you for the wonderful years on the Waltons. You ran your store very well. Also, would like to thank you for your military service.
“I remember meeting Joe Conley when he came to do a play in Winnipeg, MB Canada when I was about 16 years old. My father met Joe at our tennis club and we invited him out for dinner. It was such a pleasure to meet an idol, from a show that I had enjoyed while growing up. He is dearly missed.
“You brought so much joy into my life. God be with you and your family.
“I feel like I have lost a family member. Thank you for giving us so much entertainment! Blessings to Joe's family.
“It seems as if Ike and Cora Beth were my neighbors, they were real to me. That speaks of the talent that Mr. Conley possessed. We often forget that acting is a job and that being on a regular series can be a lot of work.
I hope that knowing that even now, his work brings joy and entertains many, will bring you comfort.
May God's peace and His everlasting strength
be with you. Psalm 121
“To The Conley Family:
From one Arizona State University Communications graduate to another in Joe, I salute his life and accomplishments. No one portrayed a character so true to life as Ike Godsey, as Joe did. He dealt with good times and bad, heartache and heartbreak. As Ike, he rebounded from the pits of financial ruin to reclaim his store, his life and his wit and wisdom on life. He was always there for his customers and neighbors. And he demonstrated the utmost patience in...
“You were so awsime RIP
Joe Conley passed away. Obit is featured in Legacy.