Claremore Daily Progress

April 9, 2013

Richard W. Conwell

Staff Reports
Staff Writer

CLAREMORE — Richard W. Conwell of Claremore, Okla. passed this life on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Wagoner County at the age of 41. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 30, 1971 to Sheila (Fielding) and Wayne A. Conwell. Richard was a High School graduate and worked as an Electrician by trade. He was a talented artist, and enjoyed sketching. For the past year, he was living and working in Claremore, Oklahoma.

Richard loved spending time at the lake skiing and knee boarding. He had a passion for his motorcycle and enjoyed riding it anytime he could. Richard enjoyed the outdoors and just being around his family and friends.

He is survived by his two children; Bailey and Toby Benton both of Broken Arrow, his mother Sheila Marturello and her husband Ronald of Claremore, his father Wayne Conwell and his wife Linda of Wagoner, one sister Deena Sanders and her husband Richard of Broken Arrow and one step-sister Lori Shaffer of Wagoner. Nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

A memorial service for Richard will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Shipman Funeral Home Chapel with life celebrant Anita Shipman.