John "Buster" Edgar CongerDecember 3, 1941 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 75)
John "Buster" Edgar Conger, age 75, of Seymour, Iowa passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at his home.
John was born on December 3, 1941 in Albia, Iowa, the son of Troy and Pansy (Seals) Conger. He graduated from Cincinnati High School with the class of 1959. He was united in marriage to Rita Roxeene Hughes, and from this union, three children were born, Dana, Chris and Clifford. They later divorced. John was then married to Fran M. (Schneider) Yount. They also later divorced.
John was employed at Oscar Meyer in Davenport for many years. He then went to work at McGraw-Edison in Centerville. Buster continued employment with McGraw-Edison upon it's relocation to Macon, Missouri until the mid 90's. Following employment at McGraw-Edison, he drove a truck for a period of time, until an accident left him disabled in May of 1998.
He enjoyed various outdoor activities, especially fishing and camping.
Although John lived his last years alone, he was very family oriented. He enjoyed spending time with family members and loved giving his grandchildren and great grandchildren a hard time. Furthermore, John always made sure to have plenty of candy on hand for his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Also, in the latter years of his life, John cherished the time he spent with his friends, including having a few beers with them.
John is survived by his children, Chris (Teresa) Conger of Seymour and Clifford (Crystal Perrin) Conger of Cincinnati; step-children, Jimmy Yount, Ronnie Yount, Paul Yount, Carla Yount, and Robert Yount; seven grandchildren, Chira Conger, Allie Conger, Tasha Conger, Troy Conger, Noelle Kelley, Aiden Perrin, and Ava Conger; four great grandchildren; a brother, Ernest ( Shirley) Conger of Exline; a sister, Janice (Don) Breese of Centerville; as well as a host of other friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Pansy Conger; a daughter, Dana Williams; and two brothers, Floyd Conger and Ronnie Conger.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 AM, Friday, July 21, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Howard Luscan officiating. A visitation will take place from 9-10 AM, Friday, July 21, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville. Memorials have been established to the John Conger Family and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.