CPT James "Larry" L. Conger was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/09/2014 at the age of 66.4 from Heart attack
Seneca, SC
Flight Class 69-8
Date of Birth 10/03/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 336 AHC in 69
Call sign in Vietnam T-BIRD 5
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: James Larry Conger, age 66, of Seneca, SC, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Mission Health Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Born in Moultrie, GA, he was the son of the late S. J. Conger and the late Margaret Weeks Conger. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. After graduation from Officer Candidate School, he became Captain of the Air Defense Artillery in the 336th Aviation Company flying assault helicopters, where he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart and was honorably discharged when he medically retired in 1970. He was an engineer with Fluor Corporation and currently worked for Southern Design Company.

He is survived by his loving wife, of the home, Jeanie Conger; a son, Randy McClure, of Greenville, SC; a daughter, Lisa Brown, of Woodstock, GA; four brothers, David Conger, of Ft. White, FL, Bill Conger, of Dover, FL, Richard Conger, of Plant City, FL and Terry Conger, of Wildwood, FL; and three grandchildren, Christopher McClure, Sydney Brown and Douglas McClure.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Douglas McClure and a granddaughter, Amber Brown. The Graveside service will be held at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery, on Friday February 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dwight Greene officiating. The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home, prior to the service on Friday, from 11 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

Memorials may be made to The Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting The McDougald Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Anderson, SC.

Published in Anderson Independent-Mail on Feb. 12, 2014

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