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“To the Conaway Family,,Was recently informed by a former co-worker of Conaway's passing.He was truly a nice a person with a great sense of humor. ...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Kim Owens - Annapolis - Coworker

“Steel Bill as he was known, was a Proud member of the Federal Protective Service as a motor man. My heartfelt condolences to the family of the very...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Reginald Thomas - Suitland, MD

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family at this difficult time. May knowing that God understands your grief provide you with a measure of...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: CH

“Cpl. Conaway Senior, in my mind, was a true angel on earth. I spent most of my career working with him in a more unique situation. As Director of...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Richmond Sparks - Dacula, GA


5 of 48 | Posted by: Richmond Sparks - Dacula, GA

“Steel thanks for having my back during the good times and bad times. Thanks for my nicknames "Chase" and my favorite "Leon." Tell Leo I said Hey!...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: SHAWN ELLIOTT - COLLEGE PARK, MD

“I will never forget your positive words and great advice through out my 11 years in law enforcement. I only hope my career will be half as...Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Dale Harrison - White Plains, MD

“Prayers and Peace be unto your family Steel Bill.I can still see you standing in your yard waxing your vet." you said never use soap on your car, it...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Sandra Jones - Lanham, MD

“Prayers and condolences to the family. I have lost a cousin, friend and family oral historian. There was always lighthearted joking about how family...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Andrew Ryan - McDonough, GA

“For our beloved sis Kim, remember it's always darkest before its light. "Keep your head up". Your father's home going celebration has just begun. ...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: floyd mccallan - bowie, MD

“To the family of Bill Conaway he will truly be missed he was a real friend and a true good neighbor. The children of Maplewood Park were like a big...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Joandell Blake - GATES, NC

“Cpl. Conaway was an important member of the Mighty Sound of Maryland, leading the way at every home game, and keeping us band members in line when we...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: M. Kassabian - College Park, MD

“To the family of one of my childhood big brothers, sending condolences to you at this time. I have so many fond memories of Bill in the Maplewood...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Daphne Waring-Sorrell - VA

“Bill was a good friend and neighbor. He was always the constant where you knew what he stood for, and what he stood for. It was always Bill, Keith...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Stephen McClain - Fort Washington, MD

“"While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him, he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: ARTHUR PHILLIPS - PORTSMOUTH, VA

“My Cousin Bill you will truly be missed even though we were not in contact as much throughout the years u will always be in my heart. You where the...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: Ron Brown - Portsmouth - family

“To the family ,and to our motor family, we were Brothers in our jobs & soul brothers that we both love so much and so proud to be motor-officers. we...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: CLARENCE DORM DORM - OCALA, FL

“Sometimes there are just no words...sending lots of caring & love Aunt Sarah & Toye lifting you & all our family up in prayer...praying, trusting in...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Marva Sears Braggs - Spring Hill, FL

“Praying for a spirit of peace during the Conaway family's time of sorrow. Bill was one of my big brothers from the neighborhood who always kept the...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Daryll Crump - Orange Park, FL

“I will miss my big brother, Steel Bill. He was one of my childhood heroes. He missed his calling as a comedian and was always the life of any family...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Mosed Hardie, Jr - Canton, GA

“I will miss my big brother, Steel Bill. He was one of my childhood heroes. He missed his calling as a comedian and was always the life of any family...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: Mosed Hardie, Jr - Family

“Rest In Peace Still Bill ”
22 of 48 | Posted by: Hayward Crenshaw - Springfield, MA

“Heartfelt Sympathy to the Conaway Family. Bill was a childhood friend and was a genuine human being. Remember to "Hold On To God's Unchanging Hands". ”
23 of 48 | Posted by: Larry Riddick - Brooklyn, NY

“My prayers are with his family. Bill was my neighbor growing up in Portsmouth. Maplewood Park area. We called him Bill Supreme. He loved to dance....Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: Angie Riddick - Chesterfield, VA

“To the best Motor Man, motorcyle cop in the country. Nobody was cooler than Bill. ”
25 of 48 | Posted by: Mark Garnsey - Rockford, MI

“He was a good friend and neighbor to me, I pray for him and his family and God Bless. ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: Timothy Chaplin - Ft. Washington, MD

“Man, he will be missed by many, I'm sure. Very funny guy, always looked out for you. Never forget answering the phone and hearing "This is your hero,...Read More »
27 of 48 | Posted by: Dante Douglass - Suitland, MD

“RIP he was a coworker with District court Mr. Conaway was a nice man that kept us all laughing we will miss him ”
28 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“To my family , there's a party going right now with a lot of singing and laughter so don't say goodbye say I'll see you when I get there keep the...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Frances ( Lil Ada) Stewart - NC

“Keeping the family in prayer,so sorry to hear about the passing of Bill ”
30 of 48 | Posted by: Lynn Byrd-Jones - Richmond, VA

“To my extended family. I'm so sorry and sad to hear of Bill's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. We loved him! g ”
31 of 48 | Posted by: Pell Seaton - Portsmouth, VA

“Rest, Cousin. Cousin Sara and family I'm praying for all of you. ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: Audrey Barnes- Lee - Sun Prairie, WI

“My deepest condolences to the family and friends of this great man. We called him "Steele" or "Motor Man", and he was one of the...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: Tonya Muse - Laurel, MD

“My prayers are with at this time.I (we my family) will miss him.Rest In Peace My Friend/ Brother.Peace to Bill's family. Love you all. ”
34 of 48 | Posted by: Annetta Kelly - Miami, FL

“"Steel Bill" :was one of the football coaches for my son at the Fort Washington, MD. area Community Recreation Assoc. team . Coach Conaway was one of...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: James Banks - Mount Pleasant, TX

“Bill was the smiling face, and authoritative figure, at so many Maryland games. Always pleasant and always helpful. When my wife was on crutches or...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: Harvey Alter - Frederick, MD

“Bill was an outstanding human being. No one ever had a bad thing to say about him. I worked with him for over years as Police Officers. He was...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Eugene Clayton - Randallstown, MD

“#RIP - to retired corporal William Bill Conaway aka Steel. Steel was a no non-sense College Park/P.G. County legend in his own right that made...Read More »
38 of 48 | Posted by: Keith Booth - Baltimore, MD

“#RIP - to retired corporal William Bill Conaway aka Steel. A UofMD/P.G. County legend in his own right. U knew u were a little bit safer whenever he...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Keith Booth - Baltimore, MD

“Sending up prayers for Steel family ”
40 of 48 | Posted by: Norma Salmon - Baltimore, MD

“I hope Corporal Conaway's family knows how much he meant to all of us as members of the Mighty Sound of Maryland. He was our real-life guardian angel...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Don Ayres - San Diego, CA

“Cpl. Bill Conaway was an amazing person and I had the absolute privilege to work with him for over 10 yrs. He was my Corporal, co-worker and his...Read More »
42 of 48 | Posted by: Gary Stone - Albuquerque, NM

“Gone too fast, I miss seeing you, We spent days, weekend and nights working together, not to mention overtime and holidays. We were not only united...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: George Oden - VA - Coworker

“Prayers for all of you! May his soul RIP ”
44 of 48 | Posted by: Marquita Blunt - Lincoln, NE

“The world feels just a little bit emptier without you Bill. May you rest in peace. Thank you for your service to your community and your country. If...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Robert Mueck - Annapolis, MD

“Corporal Conway was one of the best people to know. He was always there for the band and all of us will miss him. Rest in Paradise. ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Michelle Breedy - Student

“Worked with Bill for over 29 years, never a dull moment or story. He was so loved and respected that when he retired fellow officers, Gary Williams...Read More »
47 of 48 | Posted by: Jeff Killion - Olney, MD

“During our journey in life, certain individuals influence and shape us in mysterious ways. The best happen because that's just the individual's...Read More »
48 of 48 | Posted by: Joe Lembo - Prince Frederick, MD


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William was born on December 27, 1945 and passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018.

William was a resident of Fort Washington, Maryland.