Robert Matthew Conn, 49, of Ashland, went Home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at his residence.
He was born September 1, 1971, in Ashland, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. Conn in 1996, Annabel Peters Conn in 2011. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Laura Conn Blackard in 1990; and a brother, James A. Conn in 2019.
Rob was a 1989 graduate of Paul Blazer High School and graduated from Morehead State University. He was a lifetime member of Centenary United Methodist Church where he was a longstanding board member and served in various other capacities. He served on the board of Hillcrest-Bruce Mission and was a proud member of the Emmaus Community. Rob was a devout Christian and was happiest when he was at church. He will long be remembered for his infectious smile and loving personality.
Those left to cherish his memory include his sister, Judy A. Conn of Ashland, KY; brother, John A. (Cynthia) Conn of Danville, KY; nephews, Christopher A. Blackard, Blake Edwin Traylor, Spencer Allen Conn, Ethan S. Rucker and Eli Roush; and nieces, Audra Gabriella Conn, Abigail Roush and Emily Qualls Barney; great nephews, Easton and Elliot Barney; great niece, Zoey Barney; and chosen sisters, Beth Qualls and Martha Rucker.
A celebration of Rob’s life will begin at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Centenary United Methodist Church with Rev. John Carwell Officiating.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Centenary United Methodist Church, 2901 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY, 41101; or to Hillcrest-Bruce Mission, 1819 Eloise St, Ashland, KY, 41101.
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