William Confer
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William Confer
  • March 17, 1922 - July 29, 2017
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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William H. Confer, 95, of Hot Springs, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. He was born March 17, 1922, in Niagara Falls, New York to Wallace and Theresa Confer. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II, retired from Union Carbide, and a member of St. Mary’s of the Springs Catholic Church.





He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Evelyn McCormick Confer; his son, Mark Confer; daughter, B. J. Confer; and second wife Jean Braughton Confer.





Survivors include his son, Larry Braughton (Judy) of Olive Branch, MS; daughter Sharron Schweer, of Hot Springs; four grandchildren, John Braughton (Stephanie), Jason Braughton, Kenny Schweer, and Sheri Johnson (Jeff); seven great-grandchildren, Asher Braughton, Allison Braughton, Kaylin Braughton, Matthew Schweer, Ellie Schweer, Emma Kate Johnson, and Karoline Johnson; niece Margaret Penque of Tonawanda, NY; cousin Virginia McInerney of Niagara Falls, NY.





Serving as pallbearers are: Charles Smith, Jim Elser, Danny Elser, Bill Nipper, Larry Braughton and Kenny Schweer.





Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s of The Springs Catholic Church or the charity of your choice.