Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home

1751 Dave Ward Dr, Conway, AR


Mr. Verlon "V.K." Starkey

December 4, 1929November 17, 2019

Verlon ‘V.K.” Starkey, 89 of Conway was born December 4, 1929 and passed away on November 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Nell Starkey his parents Will Starkey and Edith Adcock Starkey, his brothers, Oral Starkey, James David Starkey, Oid Starkey, Jack Starkey, Hulen Starkey, Jim Starkey, Truman Starkey, Dalton Starkey and his sister Lola Mae Starkey as well a one grandson. He is survived by his children Karen Lachowsky (Steve) of Conway, Kim Robson (Terry) of TX, Kenny Starkey (Marci) of Greenbrier and Kelly McNinch (Dale) of Enola. Other survivors include his sisters Evelyn Burnett (Eddie) of Greenbrier and Dorothy Herzer of Conway and 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Mr. Starkey worked for many years with his brothers in the construction business in Starkey Construction from 1962-1986. He was a hard working family man who served in the Army and was of Baptist faith. A grave side service will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:00 am at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Conway. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Conway Healthcare and Rehab Center, Activities Director, 2603 Dave Ward Dr., 72034 in Conway. Arrangements by Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home. Clergy Mr. David Heffington


  • Brad Brannon
  • Scott Starkey
  • David Hargrove
  • Preston Starkey
  • Sam McNinch
  • Bill Cossey


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Mr. Verlon "V.K." Starkey

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Monty McMahan

November 21, 2019

Kenny sorry about your dad. I had a drs. appt and could not be there and other reasons. Truly sorry. Your dad was a great person and I know he will be missed!!! Hope you understand....Monty

Rebekah Bilderback

November 20, 2019

Marci and family, I am so sorry about your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Tim Starkey

November 18, 2019

To all of the Starkey family.. I am sorrowed to here of his passing.. He will be missed by many, a great guy..