The Honorable Frank Conley passed away, after a brief illness, on April 11, 2017. He was 84 years-old. Judge Conley began his career in 1962, as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Boone County. He won all 60 Boone County precincts to become a 13th Circuit Judge in 1970, when a second judicial seat was created. In 1979, he was elected presiding judge, and held that position until his retirement in 2002.
Judge Conley is survived by his wife, Carla, and their three children, Brian, Allison, and Ann.