He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a retired painter for Pennwalt in Calvert City, and he attended Lone Oak Church of Christ.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Anita Manning; his son James Keith Manning of Memphis Tenn.; one nephew and one great niece.
He was preceded in death by his mother Deloris Harrison Rhodes; his step father Charles H. Rhodes; sister Shirley Beauchamp and brother Ralph Manning.
A funeral service for Mr. Manning was held Friday Feb. 1 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Paul Wingfield officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501, St. Jude Place, Memphis Tenn, 38105.
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