Conrad "Connie" DIERKING Jr.(1936 - 2013)


Conrad, Jr. "Connie", beloved husband of Robyn (nee Thirlwell). Cherished father of Jane (Lloyd Makstell), Cammy (John Graf), Joey (Bob Westendorf), Suzy, and Wendy (Jim Howe). Devoted grandfather of Kylee (deceased), Whitney, Casey, Megan, Ryan, Wyatt, and Bode. He is also the brother of Fred, Henry, Patty, and Lillian. Loving son-in-law of Bob and Betty Thrilwell. Passed from this life on December 29, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. At 6'10", Connie played basketball for the University of Cincinnati in the late 1950's, and played professionally for 14 years, most of that time with the Cincinnati Royals of the NBA. An avid golfer, Connie was a member of Kenwood Country Club for 53 years. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 3rd from 4-8PM at Thomas-Justin Memorial, 7500 Montgomery Road. (45236) Kenwood. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 4that 10AM at All Saints Parish, 8939 Montgomery Road. (45236). Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be directed to The , 2808 Reading Road. (45206) or Hospice of Cincinnati, PO Box 633597 (45263-3597). Condolences may be shared with his family through our website,

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2014