Anthony C. Conover Sr., 42, professional musician who toured with Carnival Cruise Line

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Anthony C. Conover Sr.
Anthony C. Conover Sr.

Anthony C. Conover Sr., 42, of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 30, 2016. Anthony was born on September 13, 1973, in Tallahassee, Fla., where he spent his childhood.

His family relocated to Charlottesville and then to Powhatan County, where Anthony attended high school. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where he majored in music. He became a professional musician and toured the Carnival Cruise Line aboard the Fantasy and Legend ships. He also toured the Caribbean and Central American resorts as a talented bass player. In addition to spending time with his wife and children, who he deeply cherished, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and enjoyed jack-of-all-trades types of hobbies.

Anthony is survived by his grandmother, Anna Malloy Hierholzer; parents, Gary and Anne Conover; wife, Melissa Jo Conover; children, Sydney Brown, Rosalyn and Mason Graves, Abagail, Kaitlyn, Anthony Charles Jr. Conover and baby boy Conover due Nov. 8, 2016; brothers, Aaron Conover and Andrew (Tracy) Conover; nieces, Lily, Magnolia, Poppy and Dahlia Conover; fathers-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard Capie and Greg and Linda Bruseau; and five uncles, three aunts, their spouses, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, June 3, at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 104 Norge Lane, Williamsburg. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. following visitation. Interment will immediately follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park.

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