The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Kelly Brent McConahay, 57, of Ohio City, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert.

He was born October 17, 1955, in Van Wert, the son of Daniel J. McConahay and Shirley (Speakman) Couts, who both survive in Van Wert. On August 2, 1980, he married Mickey J. (Army) McConahay, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include his stepmother, Sharon McConahay of Van Wert; two sons, Martin (fiancée Valerie Phillips) McConahay of Austin, Texas, and Casey McConahay of Van Wert; a daughter, Shea Lyn (Nathan) Crass of Fort Mill, S.C.; one brother, Kaury McConahay of Huntsville, Texas; three sisters, Kimberly (William) Torok of Delta, Kristine McConahay of Stroh, Ind., and Kerry (Jeff) Gudakunst of Grover Hill; a stepbrother, Mike (Kathy) Priest of Payne; and one stepsister, Brenda (Jeff) Clark of Paulding.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, at First United Methodist Church in Van Wert, with the Rev. Gus Christo-Baker officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

Calling hours are from 2-8 p.m. Monday, January 14, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert and an hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

Preferred memorials: Wren EMS Squad or the Lupus Foundation of America.

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POSTED: 01/12/13 at 10:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries