Jay R. McConkey (49) of St. Elmo


Published on April 3 2013 3:16 pm

Jay R. McConkey, 49, of St. Elmo died Monday, April 1, 2013 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

A memorial service will be 11am Saturday, April 6, at First Baptist Church in Altamont with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Memorials are requested to the family.  Private burial will be held at Sidener Cemetery, St. Elmo at a later date.

He had worked for Frontier Communications, was a past member of the ATA, and a participant at the St. Peter Sportsman's Club.

Survivors include his brothers, Paul McConkey and wife Doris of St. Peter, Miles McConkey and wife Brenda of Brownstown, and Alan McConkey of Vandalia...sister, Janet Hunsaker and husband Lowell of St. Elmo...brothers-in-law, Terry Jones of Brownstown and Don Koehler of Effingham...and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Diana Jones and Linda Koehler.