Our loving Father, Grandfather and Brother William David Conrad, 86, left this mortal life and returned to Heaven Tuesday October 31, 2023. William (Bill) was born to Loving parents Catherine Hogue and Harvey James Conrad in Loretto, Pennsylvania on July 5, 1937. He was the 7th of 9 children and told of many wonderful memories growing up in a large family in Loretto. He loved to draw and he spent many hours in school drawing and daydreaming about outdoor scenes. This led to his lifelong passion for photography and art.
Bill Enlisted in the Air Force and served 6 years. His Photography skills opened up an opportunity for employment with New Holland Tractors and he photographed the tractors for magazines and catalogs. Later employment with the union Pacific Railroad brought him and His wife, Madlyn "Sue" Snyder, out West where he eventually took new Employment with Hill Air Force Base as a photographer. Bill and Sue had a daughter Judy. After a divorce Bill Met the love of his life Joan VanOrden as they both worked together at Hill Air Force Base. Eloping to Elko they joined their families together, Joan with her Son, Ron and Bill with his daughter Judy. They soon had a son together , David , after building their dream home in the mountains of Morgan UT.
He was a jack of all Trades and never met a project he couldn't tackle including, Electrician, Swimming Pool Construction, Plumbing, and Handyman services. He loved to hunt, Paint, camp and work as a photographer.
Joan and Bill served as Camp Host in California for a Summer in their twilight years. Bill cared for Joan as she suffered with Parkinson's Disease, even after fighting through a major heart attack and multiple strokes himself.
He is preceded in death by his Daughter Judy (Randy Haws), his son David ( Jennifer Conrad), His bride Joan Conrad and siblings- Jim, Leona, Grace, Harvey and Betty.
A Viewing will be held on Saturday Morning November 18th from 11:30-12:30 at Walker Mortuary in Morgan UT. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 at the same location. The interment will be at the Milton Cemetery.
The Family would like to express appreciation to Maple Springs assisted living, Brigham City and Our House assisted living in Tremonton for their kindness and Care.