June 21,1941 – October 25,2019
Neil F. Conover age 78 of Bedford passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 2:14 Pm at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born in Clermont County, Ohio on June 21, 1941, to Lloyd and Marie (Osborne) Conover. Neil married Judith A. Harner on May 11, 1969, in Shoals and she survives.
He was a US Army veteran serving from 1960-1966, he retired from the Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation Service in 1994 after 31 years of service. Shortly after his retirement, he went into business with his son and brother-in-law building magnificent log homes. He was also employed at Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell. After log home building, he officially retired to leisure at home, while building furniture, birdhouses, shelves and putting together any project his family and friends desired. He loved nature, was an avid farmer, and “made lots of sawdust”.
Neil was a gracious father and loving grandfather, brother and neighbor. He will be terribly missed by his wife, children, and grandchildren.
Neil is survived by his wife, Judith A. Conover, his four children, Ginger Conover, Todd (Sarah) Conover, Amber (Paul) Chapman and Carina (Steve) Lear, 8 loving siblings, nine grandchildren, Victoria, Ali, Morgan, Emma, Joseph, Owen, Cedar, Jadrien, and Zeke, two great-grandchildren, Lincoln and Thatcher.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and son, Martin Klingberg.
Cremation with no services was chosen, Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.