Oak Island Assistant Fire Chief dies after bout with cancer


OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) –  The Oak Island Fire Department announced last week the passing of their Assistant Chief Steve Conway.

Assistant Chief Conway passed away peacefully Sunday, November 25, according to department officials. This after battling brain cancer for 5 months.

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“He was a stellar trainer, leader and friend to us all,” wrote fire officials on social media. “With heavy hearts, we at Oak Island Fire Department are sad to share the news that we have lost a great man from our fire department family.”

Conway’s services will be held at Odell Williamson Auditorium, Brunswick Community College at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 3.

“We will forever strive to uphold his high level of expectation at our department in his memory,” wrote officials.

Odell Williamson Auditorium address:
150 College Rd NE, Bolivia, NC 28422

Southport Community Center address:
223 E Bay St, Southport, NC 28461