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Miles G. McConnaughy, Jr.

May 1, 2008

Miles G. McConnaughy, Jr. of Mallard died Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Hospice of the Valley in Sun City, AZ. He was 82.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Orangewood Mobile Home Park in Phoenix, AZ. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Grace Baptist Church in Emmetsburg.

Miles was born July 1, 1925, to Miles G. and Cleo (Critchfield) McConnaughy, Sr. in Warren, OH. Miles attended school in Warren. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army for two years in England, France and Germany, driving a Recon-Jeep.

After the military, Miles returned to Warren, OH. In November 1946 he married Marjorie Davis. To that union seven children were born: Linda (Joe) Burkett of Scottsdale, AZ, Leslie Piotrowski of Ellicott City, MD, Margret “Peg” (Larry) Amick of Etna, WY, Mike (Meg) McConnaughy of Glendale, AZ, Mark (Cathy) McConnaughy of Clinton, UT, Lisa (Gil) McConnaughy-Vargas of Glendale, AZ, and Laura (Jim) Sorrell of Gilbert, AZ.

On April 27, 1996, Miles McConnaughy and Ardis King were married at Buckeye, AZ.

Miles is survived by his wife, Ardis; two step-children, David and Kathy King and Jackie and Bob Larkin; Miles’ seven children; 42 grandchildrenq and 26 great grandchildren.

Mr. McConnaughy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marjorie; and his sister, Martha.