Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.
Will Starkey, my maternal grandfather, began doing construction work in Conway in 1921. He was a foreman and superintendent for W.T. Russell Construction Company. His sons grew up around construction so it seemed natural that they would follow in his footsteps. Their company, Starkey Construction, would oversee building projects in the area for 25 years. Continue reading